Category Archives: Parenting

Parents May Not Realize Divorce Effects on Kids

A United Kingdom survey suggests that the children of divorced parents deal with the same difficult emotions that trouble their parents – betrayal, anger, jealousy and sadness. Parents think that they understand how children are coping, but many do not, … Continue reading

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Divorce and Parenthood

Sadly, parenthood sometimes fractures a marriage because the marital satisfaction of both husband and wife declines after the birth of a child, according to marital researchers. The stress and responsibilities of children can sometimes undermine the foundation of the love … Continue reading

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Unplanned Pregnancies Don’t Necessarily Mean Marriage

Cohabitation has become a more common routine for America’s unwed couples who become pregnant. Soon-to-be-released government figures show a shift that is redefining the traditional configuration of family. The “shotgun wedding,” once the object of humor and tongue clicking, slips … Continue reading

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Unplanned Pregnancy and Marriage

When a marriage results from an unplanned pregnancy, the couple faces all the hurdles of any new marriages as well as the arrival of a baby within a year of going down the aisle. Many individuals want marriage at some … Continue reading

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Divorce and Pregnancy

Sometimes couples find themselves having to deal with an unplanned pregnancy during a divorce. Some couples choose to terminate the pregnancy, others decide to continue with the pregnancy. Depending on the situation surrounding the divorce, the pregnancy, and the wants … Continue reading

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Parents Helping Children

Clinical psychologist Joe Nowinski stressed the importance of guiding children through the first three years after a divorce, especially if they’re young. “The first three years seem to be crucial,” he wrote. “Your child can emerge from the next three … Continue reading

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What Divorced Couples Regret Most

According to a new survey out of the United Kingdom, divorced couples’ biggest regret is the impact their end of the marriage had on their children. Seddons, a London law practice, surveyed 867 people who had gone through a divorce … Continue reading

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Divorced Parents: The Greatest Gift You Can Give Your Children!

A wise man was once asked: What is the greatest gift a parent can give their children? His answer was, “Love your wife!” (Or husband,  I will add.) As a Divorce & Parenting Coach that response had a huge impact … Continue reading

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Divorced “Shrapnel” Hits Parents and Children

A preponderance of evidence demonstrates that the shrapnel from a divorce hits both parents and children.  According to psychologists, divorce diminishes children’s and adult’s psychological well being with difficulties that include “greater unhappiness, less satisfaction with life, weaker sense of … Continue reading

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Broken Circle: Grown Children of Divorce and Separation Speak Out!

A new book has come to my attention. Broken Circle: Children of Divorce and Separation comes from The Broken Circle project which gives voice to young adults talking about how their parents’ divorce or separation impacted their lives – then … Continue reading

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