Don’t Forget the Kids!

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In divorces, children are often fought over and fought about.  Sometimes there are responsible parents and often one or both parents are not responsible.  As a reminder for parents going through divorces, or starting to think about going through a divorce, here are some of the major concerns that children may experience when their parents are divorcing. You need to …

Tips for Avoiding Holiday Explosions

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Traditionally, holidays present an opportunity for family fun and relaxation or for conflict. Families tend to create their own hierarchy of preferred holidays. Work and vacation schedules have a major influence on whether certain holidays are important or not for a family. Once there is a divorce or a court order to manage child possession schedules, conflicts sometimes surface. Court …

7 Ways to Wreck Your Kids’ Holidays

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Even with the bad economy, there’s plenty to celebrate and enjoy this time of the year. But sometimes people are just miserable because of holiday stress and family issues. If you have children, this can be a great time of the year. If you have children and are divorced, this might still be a great time or it can be …

What if the Other Parent is Irresponsible?

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I recently saw a report in the American Bar Journal online about a Georgia court case where the issue was whether a father could allow his children to be around his gay and lesbian friends. Apparently, the divorce trial court had issued a ruling preventing the father from letting gay and lesbian friends be around his kids. Apparently, there was …

Toward a Better Father’s Day

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Too often, parents get into competitions over the kids, and that’s usually not a good thing. If you want to be well-remembered as a parent, maybe you should consider treating the other parent nicer and doing what you can to encourage a close parent-child relationship with both parents.1. Enable and encourage the kids to have regular contact with the other …

Children’s Extracurricular Activities: Appropriate Or Excessive?

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I just ran across the following post by Robert L. Mues of the Ohio Family Law Blog. For me, because of a case I am involved in, it is a very timely post. I believe a number of parents (and children) can benefit by considering the issues Robert raised. Extracurricular activities sometimes become points of contention during and after divorces, …

10 Positive Steps for Better Parenting

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Good parents are made, not born that way. If you are lucky enough to have had good parents, you may be in the minority now. Here are some good ideas for you to try out so you can work to improve your relationship with your kids. 1. Be actively involved with your kids’ activities. Donate your time to them. Be …

5 Smart Parenting Tips for the Back-to-School Season

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Around the first of August, parents start to get excited about the upcoming school year, and we know why. Some kids actually look forward to starting back to school, usually not for the homework, but for the chance for social activities and to see their friends. Some people are happy all the time, but a much larger group gets more …

Untraditional Custody Plans

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A small article in the July 6, 2008 Parade magazine had some interesting comments about fathers’ roles with their children after a divorce. The story mentioned the obvious, that many fathers lose contact with their children after a divorce and that most fathers are given the right to see their children two weekends a month and a few hours during …

Divorce “No No’s” — Don’t Drag the Kids into the Divorce

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A recent newspaper article highlighted some of the problems that can occur when kids are involved in their parents’ divorce. That situation, involving famed wrestler/entertainer Hulk Hogan and his wife, is a little extreme, but the same type situations occur with just regular people.Here’s how children are sometimes brought into a divorce. Some may seem innocent, but they usually lead …