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Separated Parents: Step away from the “C” word!

The quickest way to start conflict between separated parents is to talk to them about child custody. The mere mention of the word conjures up images of one parent winning the kids with the other parent losing. 746 more words

What a Poem Teaches About Coparenting....

Separated parents in dispute as to the care and residence of their children could do well to remember the words of the poet, Kahlil Gibran. He wrote:  428 more words

Memoir Inspired

*Inspired by a true story

I was raised by a teenager whose mother’s lack of presence was caused by a second job. She was eighteen and I was nine when we saw two of my father’s suitcases sitting beside the front door of our two bedroom apartment. 1,087 more words

Love

Child Custody: It doesn't have to be all or none:

The quickest way to start conflict between separated parents is to talk to them about child custody. The mere mention of the word conjures up images of one parent winning the kids with the other parent losing. 778 more words

Co-Parenting is an Ever-Changing Art

When my ex and I split, we had some not so rosey moments, just as all people do when a relationship meets its end. I’ll admit that we had arguments in front of our then 1 1/2 year old son in the beginning. 383 more words

Adulthood

Preserving Relationships and Costs in Child Custody/Access Disputes

A disclosure meeting comes at the end of a child custody/access assessment where the assessor delivers the findings and recommendations.

The findings and recommendations are highly influential at court and the hope is that by way of the disclosure meeting, parents can read the writing on the wall and come to an agreement and thus avoid the battle, cost and fall-out of court. 765 more words