Two Parenting Issues to Watch for After Divorces
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Two Parenting Issues to Watch for After Divorces

The effects of a divorce aren’t always apparent the day the papers are signed. There can be lingering issues for children (and parents) that arise later and can have drastic consequences if they aren’t addressed. Unfortunately, not all of these issues will be immediately apparent. Many of the problems will be more subtle, lacking the…

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Women’s Group Recognizes Children Need Both Parents

Leading Women for Shared Parenting (LW4SP) was founded to dispel the widespread myth that it is only – or even mainly – disgruntled fathers with limited access to their children who promote equal shared parenting as the default model for separating parents. That is simply not the truth.

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De-Stress Your School Morning Routine

If you’re like most families with children, mornings are not just hectic before school, they’re FRANTIC! MSN Living has some great tips for how to get your family out the door on time, then maybe you will have time to enjoy that morning cup of coffee. 

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Ten Keys to Successful Parenting

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.

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The Dad Effect on Teen Self Esteem

“I don’t understand why my daughter is so depressed?”…“Why is my son hanging out with negative influences?”…“Why does my daughter date idiots?”…“Why does my son have such low self esteem?” If you hear yourself or other parents asking these questions it might be the “dad effect!” Article by James L West, MA, LMHC, NCC, Communicator, Author, Coach and…

201209.04
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Co-parenting tips for divorced parents: Communicating with your ex

Peaceful, consistent, and purposeful communication with your ex is essential to the success of co-parenting—even though it may seem absolutely impossible. Helpguide.org suggests thinking about communication with your ex as having the highest purpose: your child’s well-being.

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Divorced Parents Use Technology for Co-Parenting or In Some Cases Control

A new study suggests divorce counselors should teach separated parents effective ways to use communication technology in order to maintain healthy environments for their children. Separated and divorced couples are increasingly using emails, texting and social media to communicate with their ex-partners about their children.  However, when ex-spouses use that technology to withhold or manipulate…

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Fun Fall Activities to Enjoy with Your Kids

As the leaves turn to hues of brown and orange and the air gets cooler, children often become fidgety at the thought of staying indoors. Here are some creative ideas for making memories, strengthening relationships, and having fun with your children during the fall season.

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Top 10 Wii Games for Fathers and Families

Decades ago, families used to gather around the radio and listen to the Sunday night broadcast together. Years later, radio was replaced by colored television as families then organized Friday night movie nights in their home, complete with popcorn and cans of soda pop.