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What it Means to Eat The Frog After Your Divorce

Mark Twain is quoted as saying, “If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And if it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest one first.” Just like eating a frog, the first step toward co-parenting is often the hardest bite to swallow. But it’s worth it! ... read more

Blend by Mashonda and Why She Chose to Put Her Kids First

When Swizz Beatz married Alicia Keys, their approach to co-parenting their blended family made headlines. The couple partnered with Swizz’s first wife, Mashonda Tifrere, to provide a great example of a blended family where everyone is committed to co-parenting and doing what’s best for the kids. ... read more

Celebrating Mother’s Day After Your Divorce

Celebrating Mother’s Day after a divorce can bring up mixed emotions. At first, it can be overwhelming to celebrate Mother’s Day as a single mom. Instead of allowing these negative emotions to take over, use this day as an opportunity to check in with yourself and your kids. ... read more

How Do We NOT Mess Up Our Kids in our Divorce?

How do we NOT mess up our kids in our divorce?  This may be a question that crosses your mind when determining the end of your marriage. Oftentimes, we see couples decide to stay together “for the kids”. What many ... read more

Co-Parenting Memes That Are All-Too-Relatable

Co-parenting is full of ups and downs. As you continue to build your co-parenting relationship, you’re bound to encounter some funny situations along the way. In the mean time, take a look at these co-parenting memes that perfectly describe the good, the bad and the ugly parts of co-parenting. ... read more

Guest Post: Karen Millon on The Importance of Grieving and Healing After Divorce

Divorce is an extremely painful and traumatic event and often cited as the second hardest only to the death of a loved one. In my opinion, it is sometimes even worst, because, for the one experiencing it, it also represents the ... read more

Can Mediation and Yoga Really Help You Cope With Your Divorce

Divorce is a big disruption to your daily routine. Finding some activities to help you recenter and refocus can be really helpful in reducing the emotional and physical stress you’re going through. Physical activity is a great way to manage stress, and yoga and meditation are two great ways to cope with your divorce.  ... read more

Co-Parenting: How to Form a Productive Relationship With Your Ex

You’ve ended your marriage and are interested in keeping things positive with your ex. Starting the process is always the hardest part. Luckily, the amicable divorce movement is gaining ground, and other people just like you are actively working toward mutually beneficial splits. But, what do you do if you’re having trouble bridging the gap between your hurt feelings from the end of your marriage and moving into a positive future? ... read more

What Divorced Parents Should Know About the Coronavirus

It’s a hard time for all of us. We’re all trying to navigate a time unlike any in our history. What we’ve known about divorce, co-parenting, and stepparenting, in general, has suddenly been pivoted in a matter of weeks. We ... read more

Good People Make Mistakes – What Matters Most is What Comes After

Mistakes happen. This seems like a very obvious statement, but when you are dealing with a difficult divorce or child custody decisions, it can be easy to get overwhelmed by perceived mistakes the other parent is making. Whether you’ve been through a divorce before or not, this is the first time you are making parenting decisions with your current ex. There are bound to be mistakes as you both figure it out, but what matters most is what comes next. ... read more