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

How the Coronavirus Made Us Stronger Than Ever

When we got the news that Florida was shutting down due to coronavirus, it was scary. We immediately jumped on the phone and made sure the family was okay. Ben was watching the news closely, as he always does. Nikki ... read more

How To Accept Your Ex For Exactly Who They Are

Co-parenting is powered by a collaborative relationship with your ex-spouse. Your common commitment to doing whatever is best for your children will help you work together. But working side by side with someone who hurt you isn’t always easy. It takes maturity and intention to begin to accept your ex for exactly who they are. ... read more

National Co-Parenting Day: A Walk in Our Shoes

There are many national days that celebrate parents, like Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. But there are also days set aside to celebrate National Parents Day on the fourth Sunday in July, and what we like to call National Co-Parenting Day, or Single Parents Day on March 21. ... read more

How Ben Stayed Sober During His Divorce

At the end of any relationship, there are always two emotions at play: the feeling of loss and the feeling of anger. One side of you is overwhelmed with the anger, frustration, and resentment you feel for the other person ... read more

10 Pinterest Boards For A Happy Divorce Inspiration

Vision boards are really helpful when you’re focusing on having a happy divorce and making some divorce resolutions. To get started, think about what a happy divorce means to you, and find images and quotes that resonate with you. Use these boards to remind yourself that your kids are the most important thing, and it’s okay to prioritize your own self-care now that you’re single. ... read more

10 Go-To Blended Family Resources to Keep You Organized

Sharing custody and blending families requires communication and organization. Kids schedules are always changing with school activities, sporting events, party invitations, playdates and more. When you are co-parenting, it’s important that both parents are aware of the kids’ schedules. These resources will help you keep your blended family organized. ... read more

Life After Divorce: What No One Is Talking About

There is a lot of advice available about how to get divorced, but advice for what to expect after the divorce is final is harder to find. Often, actually getting divorced is the easy part. Questions start to pop up when you begin encountering things for the first time after being divorced. Here’s what you can expect. ... read more

Why You Should Leave Your Ego At The Door

After a tough transition period, with all of the ingredients of a non-amicable divorce, Ben and Nikki left their ego at the door and sat down to talk about how they could put Asher first and have a happy divorce. When Ben and Nikki began to discuss the terms of their split, they made a very conscious decision to leave their egos at the door. Instead, they ran every question, decision and confrontation through one simple lens: “What’s best for our son, Asher?” ... read more

How to Find a Divorce Support Group

Divorce can be a very isolating experience. Even though nearly 50% of marriages end in divorce, sometimes it feels like you are the only person going through it. By finding a divorce support group, whether it’s online or in-person, you will receive the support you need to continue healing and be the best co-parent you can be. ... read more