The Huffington Post asked its readers to share a piece of advice that was truly helpful when they were going through their divorce. Below are a few of the general themes covered along with our own thoughts. However, if you want to read the original article by Brittany Wong, click here. Take the high road….
For the second time in a year, a governor has vetoed an equal parenting bill. Last year it was Governor Mark Dayton of Minnesota who vetoed a bill that was 13 years in the making and that had finally gotten the approval of both houses of the state legislature. Now it’s Governor Rick Scott’s turn…
Governor Rick Scott on Wednesday night vetoed a bill that overhauled Florida’s alimony and child custody laws. In a two-page veto letter Scott said he couldn’t support the bill because it applies retroactively. Christine Jordan Sexton reports for the Tampa Bay Business Journal.
The fight between those who want alimony changed in Florida and those who do not is spirited, but a decision will not be drawn out. Christine Jordan Sexton reports for the Jacksonville Business Journal.
Florida lawmakers approved a bill ending permanent alimony on Thursday, April 18th even while Florida Bar lobbyists have been trying to persuade Governor Rick Scott to veto it. James L. Rosica reports for the Associated Press.
If you were a child of divorce or you are a divorced parent, you understand how difficult the split can be on the family. DON’T DIVORCE ME! KIDS’ RULES FOR PARENTS ON DIVORCE addresses this important subject, allowing kids to offer dos and don’ts parents should follow and providing a valuable tool for families struggling to find their way.
When you have to tell someone that you’re divorced, it feels like admitting that you failed at something. Marni Battista, founder of Dating with Dignity, says you’ve experienced a great loss, and you may feel shame at having gone through the “Big D”: divorce. From The Huffington Post.
It is important that we discipline in a way that teaches responsibility by motivating our children internally, to build their self-esteem and make them feel loved. The International Network for Children and Families suggests the following ten keys to parenting that have been proven to provide children with a sense of well-being and security.