Posts belonging to Category Single Parents


This year, as always, I am collecting some of my favorite stories of the post-divorce possibilities. The eastern seaboard of the United States has just survived Hurricane Sandy and its after effects.  Those of us who “only” lost heat, or electricity, or ell service are feeling pretty grateful and fortunate right about now.  And, considering […]

Why Clients Should Take Some Responsibility for Their Dissatisfaction with the Ultimate Outcomes of their Cases

Maybe clients would be more satisfied with the outcomes of their cases if they changed the way in which they interviewed and selected the attorneys they retain. When clients consult with attorneys, they frequently ask the attorneys questions of law – they want to know what the law is on a particular issue. Shouldn’t any […]

How Will Your Divorce Be Handled, “With Common Sense or With an Angry Court Battle”

Saturday afternoon and your spouse comes home and announces, “I want a divorce.” Shocked and a lost for words, what do you do. This is a common response by millions who are not expecting to hear such words. If this is you, please know that you are not alone! As one who has walked her […]

Changing the Way Single Parents Parent Their Children

Awhile back I heard a shocking comment about a single parent dad, by his 29 year old son. I have since learned, (discussed later in the blog,) it’s not all that uncommon, to feel that way. The following will give you insight as to how ones attitude and anger towards the other parent, can affect […]


Parenting is tough duty. Co-parenting after divorce can be nearly impossible if the parties have trouble communicating or if the children seize upon the conflict to manipulate the parents.  How do you communicate with someone you can’t communicate with?  One solution is found in the product, Our Family Wizard.  This site has many features.  There is […]

Coach Judy’s Practical Tips: How Children Are Effected by Divorce

Coach Judy’s Practical Tips: What to Avoid So Children Can Achieve Success If you could turn back the clock just before the relationship deteriorated or during the legal process, what would you have done differently to save the pain and anger you or your children may be experiencing then or now? Too often, relationship end […]

No Nonsense Divorce Tips for Men

Divorce does not need to define you but how you choice to move through it can. The old antage – Fail to plan – plan to fail is rite with wisdom.  While finding yourself on the door steps of divorce may not have been your plan – you can start taking charge. Set the course […]


I know I normally talk about family law matters, but this information is too valuable not to pass on.  The author of the following information also suggests you place your car keys by your bed so you can hit your car alarm button on your keys if a burglar enters, and to get wasp spray […]

Balancing Back to School Budget

Balance Needs VS Wants There is a ton of pier pressure around back to school clothing and supplies.  Make a list of their “needs” and agree that the children will get one or two of their “wants” met and then allocate a set dollar amount that they are free to spend. Set Budget in Advance […]


A repost of an article by Jai Kissoon, of  We recommend that all divorced parents explore the site as a possibility of making co-parenting easier and more effective. The new school year is quickly approaching and its time to start preparing. If you and your co-parents both take part in the upbringing of your […]