Archives for 2013

Greiving, Divorce and Kids

I see grief as a process of moving through the depth of one’s distress and sorrow so you can begin to heal. Getting a divorce, whether you want it or not, is agonizing and traumatic. You are grieving many things – loss of your primary intimate … [Read more...]

Goodwill and Trust – Important Components in a Divorce with Kids

When getting divorced, it’s so easy to turn everything into a battle by always trying to prove your point and making the other person look bad. In a divorce with children, kids are often stuck in the middle. Rather than going down a path of divorce … [Read more...]

Don’t Try Divorce Alone!

Divorce is an incredibly difficult journey – no bones about it; you may be wracked with grief, stress, guilt and fear. Trying to navigate your divorce and co-parenting all alone is like rock climbing without having someone on the other end of your … [Read more...]

Emotions Can Wreak Havoc in a Divorce

Parents often are scared and don’t know how to proceed when they find themselves ready to get a divorce. They feel heartbroken, angry, terrified and shocked. At this emotional low-point in their lives, they often don’t know where to turn to help them … [Read more...]

Thank You to the Kids of Divorced Parents

Dear Children of Parents Who No Longer Live Together: I am deeply grateful for the lessons you have taught me. It is with humbleness and awe that I work with you and your parents and that I parent you myself. The challenges you face and the unrest … [Read more...]

This SUCKS – Where’s My Co-Parent?

I’ve written quite a bit about grieving and the sense of loss we feel when our marriage or relationship ends and the importance of recognizing and grieving that loss. (To read more, click here.) But Tuesday, I was on my question and answer call … [Read more...]

How The Heck Does One Grieve and Mourn?!

In my previous blog, Grief: The Birthplace of Healing, Repair and Transformation, I shared why it is important to for you to grieve and mourn, but what if you find you simply cannot grieve and mourn at all? I have had many clients tell me that they … [Read more...]

GRIEF – The Birthplace of Healing, Repair and Transformation

In order to be the best parents we can be, it is essential for us to know how to support our children without our issues interfering with our ability to be present with them and their needs.   One common thing I see in my work with divorce couples … [Read more...]

Be Supportive Without Micromanaging

Have you wondered how you could be committed to supporting your child’s relationship with your Ex without taking a “hands-on” kind of responsibility? Actually, there is a way to support your child’s relationship with your Ex without micromanaging it. … [Read more...]

So Your Child’s Upset with Your Former . . . Now What?

I often hear from parents that they don’t know what to do when their child comes home from the other parent’s house complaining about the other parent.  It is so hard to know how to respond so that you are supporting your child and not putting … [Read more...]