Co-Parenting during COVID-19

We’re approaching 3 weeks into an unprecedented era. Younger children probably don’t understand, and older children may be resistant to the new restrictions. Parents may be dealing with sudden unemployment, trying to concentrate while working at home, and taking care of children at the same time. Custody and parenting issues in divorced and blended families are now exacerbated. Life feels like … [Read more...] about Co-Parenting during COVID-19

Cozy Mediation?

Covid-19 is changing many things in our world. As an attorney doing collaborative and mediated divorces, my business has changed because I now help families navigate their conflict on a computer screen. Although I expected computer mediations to have more problems than benefits, I was pleasantly surprised. Mediated divorces are usually court-free and cost-effective divorces. The surprising … [Read more...] about Cozy Mediation?

Five Ways to Make Your Divorce Child-Centered

A child-centered divorce means both parents commit to shield their child from both the conflict and process of divorce. Children are much more aware of the tension, conflict, and details of divorce than we ever realize. Studies show children shielded from conflict have much better outcomes long term. That’s why both parents must make a conscious, concerted, and proactive effort to protect their … [Read more...] about Five Ways to Make Your Divorce Child-Centered