January is Child Centered Divorce Awareness Month, so it is the ideal time to discuss how to tell your kids that you are getting a divorce. This is always a difficult thing to do but we have some recommendations to help you through this. Both Parents Should Meet Together with the Children Unless there are issues of domestic violence or child abuse, both parents … [Read more...] about Divorce: How Do I Tell My Kids?
When you think of the holiday season, what three words come to mind? Are the words relaxed, rested and joyful mentioned? It really is possible to make this holiday season the best you’ve ever had. Choosing realistic goals with conscious planning will give you more time and energy than you ever dreamed of. Listed below are the three questions that I am most … [Read more...] about How to Have a Fun and Energized Holiday Season!
Couples going through a divorce generally already have a problem communicating. Those problems often get worse during this time with the upheaval of their lives and the change in the family structure. It is common to find that a couple’s main mode of communication with one another results in one of them getting angry and the other one giving their partner the silent treatment. This is then … [Read more...] about Communicating with Your Spouse During the Divorce Process
Written by Betsey Williams, this article was originally published at Sacramento Collaborative Divorce, a Sacramento-based practice group organized under Collaborative Practice California and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. Filing for divorce is a stressful time. You are putting everything on the line to separate from someone and start a new life. The mere … [Read more...] about Divorce: Fear and Change