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How Divorced Parents Can Reconnect With Children When They Come Back Home

If you haven’t yet experienced your child spending a weekend or more away from you to visit their other parent, you will soon. While you may be expecting hugs and kisses when they return, you may instead find an unenthusiastic greeting, dirty laundry, and more sass than you know what to do with. If this […]

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Child Support, Medical Expenses, and Apps That Can Help

Healthcare, including the myriad of bills that can pop up from just one doctor’s visit, can be complicated to manage. As a divorced parent, managing it for your child across two different households adds an additional degree of difficulty. You don’t have to resign yourself to the aggravation, though. Your proactive planning, communication, and organization […]

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Paying Fair: Sharing School-Related Expenses for Co-parents

There are a few particular seasons in the life of a divorced parent when the complexity of sharing expenses becomes a bit more trying. The specific period we’re addressing here is the back-to-school season. In addition to Christmas and birthdays, it can be one of the most overwhelming times for co-parents and their wallets. Learning […]

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A Co-Parent’s Guide to Virtual Visitation

In a majority of divorce cases where abuse issues are not a factor, mental health experts advise divorced parents to aim for equal amounts of parenting time with their kids in order to help them better adjust after separation. While some children are able to live close to their non-custodial parents and can enjoy regularly […]

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How to Successfully Co-Parent in High Conflict Situations

Most psychologists and court judges agree that having both parents share custody of the children post-divorce is best for the long-term adjustment of the child on psychological, educational, and behavioral levels. Once both parents can agree that their children’s best interests are their top priority, keeping communications cool and agreements met becomes a bit easier, […]

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Minimize Spending Around the Holidays as a Divorced Parent

The holiday season is in full swing. For those who are recently divorced, this may be the first time managing the highs and lows of this busy time on your own. In addition to the busyness associated with the season, it’s a prime time for spending, and sometimes overspending. This may create an even more […]

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Understanding Social Media And Children’s Mental Health: How To Help Your Child Maintain Their Self-Worth

In an age where 90% of children are using social media, it is important to understand children’s mental health and self-worth can be affected. This guide will help you to understand the relationship between social media and children’s mental health and give you tips on how you can help your child maintain their self-worth. Why Social […]

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Self Care for Single Parents

Whether you’re recently divorced or have claimed the ‘single parent’ status for a long time, finding time for self-care can seem almost impossible. Between the demands of parenting and having a career, self-care seems more like a fever dream than reality. But self care for single parents is just as important as everything else on […]

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10 Parenting Tips For Single Parents

10 Parenting Tips For Single Parents Being a parent can be tough and being a single parent can be even more difficult. You will need support, time to yourself, and some encouragement. That’s why our experts have put together 10 parenting tips for single parents. Read them to reassure yourself that you’re doing a great […]