14 Nov 2016

When Parents Divorce, the Children Get the House

A common Sunday night ritual for children whose parents are divorced is packing up the schoolbooks and soccer cleats for the weekly trek to mom or dad’s house. In a flip, some divorced couples are trying an approach they call nesting: Mom and Dad shuttle back and forth while the children stay in the family […]

27 Jan 2016

How Long Does It Take to Unite a Stepfamily?

As long as 10 years, therapists say; just over 40% of the U.S. population has at least one step relative When Heidi and Rob Sykes met, they each had three children from a previous marriage. During the five years they dated, they often found activities they could share with the children: pool parties, pizza dinners, […]

19 Jan 2016

8 Divorce Hacks that Will Save You Time & Money

Once you make the hard but important decision that you’re going to get a divorce, one of the first things you have to face is the inevitable cost. And I’m not talking in the more esoteric sense of the term “cost” (like the emotional cost or interpersonal cost) I’m talking about two important resources: time […]

18 Nov 2015

5 Tips for Making It Through the Holidays as a Single Parent

5 Tips for Making It Through the Holidays as a Single Parent The holiday season can absolutely be a time for great joy and compassion, and like everything else in life, you will only get out of it what you put into it. Whether you are spending time with your children this year or not, […]

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