3 tips for those missing friends and family during divorce

A divorce has the potential to break up extended families for good, even when they were very close prior to the split. You might be friendly with your spouse’s family and friends, but a divorce can put an end to those amicable relationships. The reason for that...

Parenting well: When you get along, everything’s better

As parents who have gone through divorce and realize that you need to raise your child in a healthy manner, it’s vital that you’re able to work together. You have a parenting plan and good custody agreement, but your concern is that you both still have...

Tips for dealing with a parent who won’t cooperate

Parenting children after a divorce requires that you and your ex work together. The frequency and extent of this is determined by your child’s needs and the current situation. While some people can remain a parenting team after their marriage ends, others find...

Modifying child custody: Aging children

When you originally set up a custody schedule, your child was young. She only needed to go to elementary school, and she didn’t have many extracurricular activities to worry about. Now, as she approaches her mid-teen years, you’re finding that she has much...

Support for spouses when you’re low income

When you are in a marriage, there are often two people bringing home an income, especially when you’re a low-income family. Both support the home, because without the other, it would be difficult to survive. In the case of a divorce, this can throw both people...