Tips to Get Through the Holiday Season After a Divorce

Here are some tips to get through the holiday season after a divorce!   Getting divorced or separated was never going to be easy. But why make it worse by punishing yourself during the best time of the year, which has to be Christmas. All you need is to plan out things in advance before it gets to you. Things will be different and also, difficult, it is best to prepare yourself and your children, if you have any, mentally and emotionally for the holiday season. If you have separated Read more [...]

Kids Need Both Parents – Dads and Moms of Michigan

              Podcast: Play in new window | Download Originally aired April 6, 2012               Image courtesy of koratmember / FreeDigitalPhotos.net     Divorce Source Radio is broadcasting from The Divorce Expo 2012. Their guests are John Langlois and Brian Jones of Dads and Moms of Michigan (DMM). This non-profit organization provides information, education, and knowledge to all Michigan parents Read more [...]

Inspirational Quotes #46

    Inspirational Quotes Believe you can and you're halfway there." - Theodore Roosevelt "Mistakes are proof that you are trying." - Unknown “If we could look into each other’s hearts & understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance and care.” – Marvin J Ashton “Children are human beings to whom respect is due, superior to us by reason of their innocence & of greater possibilities Read more [...]

WatchListNews and PRWeb Suggest a Way to Navigate Divorce

    This is what Watch List News and PR Web had to say about The National Association of Divorce for Women and Children, DivorcedandScaredNoMore.com and HopeAfterDivorce.org!   Hopeafterdivorce.org Announces Single Again! Now What? Mentoring Programs July 31st, 2013 –   The National Association of Divorce for Women and Children, DivorcedandScaredNoMore.com, and HopeAfterDivorce.org present mentoring programs for women and men to navigate divorce.   Los Angeles, Read more [...]

In the UK Apply for the Decree Absolute Within 12 Months

  In the UK once you’ve received your Decree Nisi, you really are jumping over the final fences. You must wait 6 weeks until you apply for a Decree Absolute, which is the legal document that officially signifies the end of your marriage. It is hoped that during this period you will discuss finances and start to put into practice the arrangements you’re making for shared care of children if you have any. However, it is more usually spent ticking the hours and minutes off until you are Read more [...]

Gifts for Daddy

  By Gretchen Schiller For all of us moms, married or divorced, Christmas is only two weeks away. (Yikes!) It’s time to start getting our children excited about buying gifts for their dad. Stocking stuffers are especially fun to buy because…well…they’re cheap! We can buy a bunch of ‘em without breaking the bank. Let’s brainstorm gift ideas that our children and their dad can enjoy together. Almost everything on the list below is $1. Every mom knows the Target Dollar Section Read more [...]

It’s Impossible to Control a Narcissist’s Behavior

  It’s important to understand that it’s impossible to control a narcissist’s behavior. Neither the narcissist’s spouse nor children are responsible for his/her behavior. Narcissists are who they are. The best the other parent can do for their children and themselves is to separate themselves as much as possible from the narcissist. First and foremost, former spouses of narcissists need to seek professional support for themselves and their children. It’s important that both children Read more [...]

First Holiday Season After Divorce

    After months of anger and not speaking my then-husband left and a divorce was in the process on an early September morning. Soon after came my 50th birthday, Thanksgiving, Christmas followed by our 25th wedding anniversary. Those dates were extremely tough to bear alone, and it was very hard. These are a few things I wish I had known that first holiday season after the divorce started.  As I present these tidbits, think about your life and how you truly feel.  Hopefully it can Read more [...]

YOU WANT ME TO DRIVE WHAT???! With a Yours, Mine, and Ours Family

      I have a stepdaughter, two children from my previous marriage, and a 21 month old with my husband.  Four was the perfect number and we were all done having children. We had the great yours, mine, and ours family. I started feeling a little under the weather and could not shake it.  This had to be because I’m so busy at work, taking care of all the children, animals, and trying to keep the house picked up, a social life, and starting a new business.   This horrible sick Read more [...]

Divorce Source Radio Episode “The Family Support Expo Offers the Upside to Divorce”

          Podcast: Play in new window | Download The Smart Divorce with Deborah Moskovitch welcomes our guest Stephen Rosenfield http://familysupportexpo.com and http://rosenfieldmediation.com. Stephen is using his work as a Mediator and making a distinction – with his mediation training and the launch of The Family Support Expo in Toronto, Canada on October 20/21, 2012.   Stephen Rosenfield Whether it is a health issue, or a transitional issue, these considerations are often branded within society. We have learned to hide our difficulties to avoid rejection and scorn. But hiding our problems only makes them worse. Read more [...]