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Blending the Family: The Right Way

Blending families is complicated. It’s also an ongoing process that evolves over time. Ben, Susan and Kate welcomed Mike Mulder and Summer Felix-Mulder, spouses, coparents and hosts of the : The global COVID-19 pandemic has created unique challenges for blended ... read more

Co-Parenting as a Step-Parent During a Pandemic

Navigating a COVID-19 as a blended family can present unique challenges for co-parents and step-parents. In successful blended families, step-parents are very much a part of the daily decisions and conversations about the children. Communication in blended families should ... read more

The Effects of Divorce on Mental Health

The If you find yourself in a rut of negativity, you may need to take a step back and examine yourself. You may need to ask yourself “Am I feeling disappointed, aggravated or taken advantage of?” If the answer is ... read more

1 Year of Our Happy Divorce: A Look Back

As we celebrate the one-year anniversary of launching our book, Our Happy Divorce, we’re taking a look back at all of the surprising and special moments through the last year. When our divorce first began, it’s unlikely either of us ... read more

Addiction and Divorce Statistics to Know During National Recovery Month

Addiction to drugs and alcohol affects millions of people each year. During National Recovery Month, we’re taking a moment to understand the impact that addiction can have on a relationship by looking at some surprising addiction and divorce statistics.The ... read more

The Effects of Substance Abuse on Marriage

Addiction is a disease nobody is truly immune to, and those who struggle with addiction have been stigmatized heavily. In reality, addicts are people struggling with mental health issues and feel they have nowhere else to turn. Ben, Kate, and ... read more

Is Your Ex Really a Narcissist?

Ben, Nikki, Susan and Kate were joined by Michelle Dempsey-Multack, Certified Divorce Specialist and host of the Moms Moving On podcast, to tackle a topic that’s been floating around the divorce industry recently. There has been a lot of talk about ... read more

ReParenting After Divorce

Parenting is hard, but life throws so much more at you when you’re a single parent. It’s hard to find creative solutions and figure out what to do with your kid. That’s why this week Ben and Kate Anthony were ... read more

5 Books to Walk You Through Your Divorce

Did you know? Reading increases your emotional intelligence. Taking in resources about divorce can help you grow as a person and keep your divorce amicable. Here are some of our favorite books on divorce to help you through the process:Our ... read more

How to Co-Parent When You Were Never Married

Co-parenting creates a safer, healthier environment for children after a breakup. When both parents keep their focus on successfully co-parenting, despite the end of their personal relationship, kids are able to better navigate the changes in their family structure. ... read more