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Thankful for Online Shopping

Posted on November 18th, 2021 by ownerAM

This year I decided to query my 10-year old twins about what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving season.  Twin 1 immediately responded “Family, Friends……and Shopping Online!” Twin 2 snored (guess I should have asked BEFORE bedtime) At first, I was thinking, “well, at least she put family and friends first.” But, then, it hit […]

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Addressing COVID Vaccinations in your Divorce Parenting Plan

Posted on November 5th, 2021 by ownerAM

Co-parenting when you’re divorced can be complicated and difficult. You have to agree over your child’s schedule, their activities, parenting plans, and maybe even their diet and their friends. The COVID-19 vaccine adds another obstacle for divorced parents. With so many divided over the vaccine, it’s entirely common if two parents disagree about whether their [...]

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Back-to-School Tips for Divorced Parents

Posted on August 19th, 2021 by ownerAM

Some of my divorce mediation clients have questions about navigating back-to-school with their new co-parent status.  There are several ways to ease not only the divorce transition, but the back-to-school transition as you move forward as partners in parenthood.  Here are some ideas that may help a little: Open Communication:  It seems obvious, but easier […]

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2020 Holiday Tips for Divorced Parents

Posted on December 17th, 2020 by ownerAM

Obviously, 2020 is a year with many changes, and the holidays are going to be affected in ways we never predicted. Divorced parents have offered a few tips that have helped them navigate the holidays and I’ve also been meeting with couples to address novel issues raised by our Covid-19 new world. Socially Distanced Celebrations […]

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Co-Parenting And Sports

Posted on August 27th, 2020 by Nic Pel

Extracurricular activities such as organized sports are a big part of our kiddos’ lives.  Numerous studies promote the physical, mental, and social development benefits of participation in youth sports.  When we had our son, I didn’t think much about sports.  As a toddler and through kindergarten, he was always very physically active, but in considering […]

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Divorced Parents and Back to (Virtual) School

Posted on August 21st, 2020 by StuTech

It’s back to school time and for most of us, that means either virtual school or a hybrid plan of virtual and in-person learning for our school age children. No matter what your particular school plan, divorced parents have the added challenge of creating a system that will work with their co-parenting agreement or order. […]

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Things To Do at Home With the Kids for Divorced Parents

Posted on April 3rd, 2020 by ownerAM

Being a divorced parent means you have to handle complex situations and emotions that crop up, seemingly constantly. Now, with the added challenge of the Coronavirus situation, you may have even more on your plate than ever before, including finding things to do at home with the kids as a divorced parent. Some of you […]

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Children and Divorce: Are There Benefits of Divorce?

Posted on November 20th, 2019 by ownerAM

  What about the kids? That’s often the big, emotional question when a couple starts thinking about divorce. And it is a big question. The last thing parents want to do is hurt their kids. Parents want to remain committed to being good parents, even in the face of a separation.  So, can kids actually […]

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Should Divorced Parents Spend Holidays Together?

Posted on November 6th, 2019 by ownerAM

The kids. They are central to so many decisions around your divorce. And here come the holidays. Should you and your ex spend the holidays together? Will that benefit your kids? There are pros and cons to divorced parents spending the holidays together and considerations should you choose to do so. Can you still be […]

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Co-Parenting and Calendar Apps for Divorced Parents

Posted on July 26th, 2019 by ownerAM

We recently covered the co-parenting trend, as highlighted by some celebrity couples and their co-parenting experiences. But they probably have paid staff to handle most of the little details that need to be managed in a co-parenting situation, like time, money, documents, and more. Luckily for the rest of us, there are some pretty handy [...]

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