Using A New Language With Your Co-Parent Will Lead To Happier Kids

By |2018-11-05T18:04:40+00:00November 5th, 2018|Blended Families, Co-parenting, Co-parenting advice, Huffington Post|

Featured on HuffPost Nov 2, 2018 A key step toward co-parenting in harmony is adopting a new language with your co-parent for effective communication that is parenting-only. Start by recognizing that co-parenting is child-focused and aimed at them having both parents securely in their lives as heroes and role models. Your new language must be [...]

Co-Parent in Harmony with These Communications Tips

By |2017-05-19T20:27:48+00:00September 30th, 2016|Co-parenting, Huffington Post|

Featued on Huffington Post Sept 22, 2015 Newly divorced and dating but why does it have to be so complicated? He’s attractive, sensitive and so much fun to be with. He’s also moody, quick to anger and can be hard to talk to. Why? Because life is complicated when you have an ex to deal [...]

Co-Parent Amicably For the Sake of Your Special Needs Child

By |2017-05-19T20:27:48+00:00August 24th, 2016|Blended Families, Co-parenting, Huffington Post, Step-children, Uncategorized|

Click here Featured on Huffington Post August 8, 2016 It is so difficult to parent in these fast-paced, highly-stressful times. Both moms and dads are working to make ends meet. There is homework, extra-curricular activities, and sometimes children have additional learning needs or challenges as well. Parents barely have time to meet their own needs as [...]

For Healthier Co-Parenting, Stop Using the Term “My Ex”

By |2017-05-19T20:27:48+00:00June 3rd, 2016|Blended Families, Co-parenting, Huffington Post, Personal Stories, Step-children|

Click here Featured on Huffington Post May 31, 2016 We arrived at the airport, excited knowing that soon we would feel the warm breeze and hot sun on our skin. We got on the shuttle, loaded with people from various countries, for an adult-only week of Zen vacation. The atmosphere of enthusiastic people in good moods [...]

Badmouthing Your Co-Parent Can Have Lasting Consequences

By |2017-05-19T20:27:48+00:00February 27th, 2016|Blended Families, Co-parenting, Huffington Post, Personal Stories, Step-children|

Click here Featured on Huffington Post February 26, 2016   When I think back to my early years of Co-parenting, 30 years ago, my awareness about Co-parenting was limited – it was unknown territory. I had to figure out how to manage my emotions through the twists and turns of my new life. Becoming a co-parent [...]

How to Survive The Holidays With Your Ex-Spouse As Co-Parents

By |2018-12-03T20:00:08+00:00December 23rd, 2015|Anger Management, Co-parenting, Huffington Post, Personal Stories|

Are you wondering how you will survive the upcoming holiday season with your ex-spouse as Co-parents? For newly divorced individuals, life is often chaotic. You need to settle into a new routine and heal a broken family. Often you, your ex-spouse, and your child/ren are feeling hurt, sad and insecure. But just because you are [...]

3 Tips for Creating Joyful Holidays as Co-parents

By |2017-05-19T20:27:49+00:00November 12th, 2015|Blended Families, Co-parenting, Huffington Post, Personal Stories, Step-children|

Click here to read my recent article in the Huffington Post, November 2015 My stepson has the best of both worlds: A life he loves at home with us, and another life he loves at his other home with his mom. With a holiday season of celebrating and entertaining just around the corner, it can [...]

Co-Parent in Harmony with These Communications Tips

By |2017-05-19T20:27:49+00:00September 24th, 2015|Blended Families, Co-parenting, Co-parenting advice, Huffington Post, Step-children|

Click here to read my recent article in the Huffington Post, September 2015 Newly divorced and dating but why does it have to be so complicated? He’s attractive, sensitive and so much fun to be with. He’s also moody, quick to anger and can be hard to talk to. Why? Because life is complicated when [...]

Struggles Divorced Parents Face Tommy Schnurmacher Show CJAD 800 AM

By |2018-11-28T17:30:27+00:00September 1st, 2015|Audio, Co-parenting, Huffington Post, Interviews, Personal Stories|

Listen in to my interview with Tommy Schnurmacher of CJAD 800. Divorced/Separated parents are struggling with effective Co-Parenting. One of the most difficult challenges divorced parents face is establishing a code of conduct for Co-Parenting that works for their family dynamic. However, when Co-parents can just remain as parents and focus only on their parenting [...]

What Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Teach Us About Parenting

By |2017-05-19T20:27:49+00:00July 15th, 2015|Co-parenting, Huffington Post|

Click here to read my recent article in the Huffington Post. Even from the very beginning of their split Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck show that sensitivity and devotion to their kids is the top priority. They're quoted by People Magazine saying, "We go forward with love and friendship for one another and a commitment [...]