College Planning Checklist For Parents

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Millions of parents will be sending their kids off to college in just a month or two and that experience can seem a little overwhelming for many families. It’s emotional. Your son or daughter is leaving and if they are the youngest in the family then it will leave you

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Video: Tips To Become A Better Co-Parent

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Odds are, you and your ex have your fair share of disagreements. (That is, after all, why you divorced.) That’s natural, but when you have kids then it is your responsibility to do whatever you can to foster a healthy a productive co-parenting relationship with your former spouse. 

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Manage Your Approach To Father’s Day

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Father’s Day after you’ve gone through a divorce can be really tough, especially if the divorce was fairly recent. If you find yourself in that situation this Father’s Day, it might be helpful to shift the way you think about the holiday. There’s a good chance you’re worried about how

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Avoid These Common Summer Parenting Time Issues

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School will soon dismiss for the summer (if it hasn’t already) and your kids will joyously rush home for three months of freedom. Long days of warm weather and memorable summer road trips are hopefully in their near future. All of us can likely look back on the summers of

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Celebrating Mother’s Day As A Divorced Dad

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Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and as a divorced dad this holiday can feel a little awkward. Your marriage with your ex-wife obviously did not work out, but you should keep in mind that she is still the mother of your children and that deserves recognition on this holiday.

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A Guide To Successful Co-Parenting With Your Ex

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For many guys, it would be ideal to completely cut ties with their ex after their divorce is final and move on with their lives. For dads, that just isn’t possible. When you have minor children, your connection to your ex never completely ends, regardless of how the two of

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How Do I Know If My Child Needs Counseling After Divorce?

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Just like any traumatic life event, a divorce can cause serious problems for children. Research shows that divorce poses serious physical and emotional risks for children that can cause problems well into adulthood. It’s common for children of divorce to experience anger, anxiety, and feelings of betrayal. Hopefully, you and

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