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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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Staying Mentally Strong Through Divorce

Posted on December 16th, 2014 by ownerAM

  Many of my divorce mediation clients express their desire to become happier, healthier and stronger as they move forward from their divorce.  Some start a new exercise program, some take vacations to exotic places, and some start a new career.  I noticed that those mediation clients with a strong, positive mental outlook seem to […]

Holiday Traditions After Divorce

Posted on December 9th, 2013 by ownerAM

Holiday time can be exciting, stressful, overwhelming, and/or comforting depending on your holiday traditions.  For many families, it means spending time at different homes, particularly where parents are divorced.  In the movie Four Christmases, a couple struggles to visit all four of their divorced parents on Christmas Day, showcasing the trials and tribulations of splitting […]

HAPPY NEW YEAR from AFFORDABLE MEDIATION

Posted on December 31st, 2012 by ownerAM

  We wish for you a healthy, happy new year filled with promise and peace!

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Workable Divorce Holiday Schedules

Posted on December 12th, 2012 by ownerAM

  Most of my divorce mediation clients want a flexible schedule when it comes to spending holiday time with their kids and I think that is great!  However, it is usually a good idea to have a written “back up” schedule that can be followed if needed.  Some tips that seem to work well for […]

Giving Thanks

Posted on November 15th, 2012 by ownerAM

  The holidays tend to be a time to focus on the positives in our lives.  Personally, I try (though am not always successful) to slow down and take moments all year round to stop and appreciate the “gifts” in my life.  It is very easy to just get caught up in the craziness of […]

The Holidays – High Season for Divorce?

Posted on December 20th, 2011 by ownerAM

  Although I do not believe there are any hard and fast statistics, the general impression among divorce and family law professionals is that January and February are “high season” for divorce and separation.  There are many theories about why this time of year sees so many couples calling it quits.  One idea is that […]