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

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