Divorced and Scared NO More Author Updates

    *************************************** Thank you so much for your support of DASNM.  On November 14 we will have been on the internet for 1 year.  Time has flown by and this one woman blog has turned into a website with over 20 contributors.   All the contributors and I would like you to know we appreciate your feedback, comments and emails so very much.  If you see any way we can improve the website or anything you would like to share with others PLEASE don’t hesitate to let Read more [...]

Enjoy Holidays after Divorce

  Enjoy Holidays after Divorce Spending holidays after divorce may not be the most pleasant thing – wrong! Holidays after getting divorced could be the most freeing and rejuvenating experience. There is no reason to worry. With the holiday season around the corner, here are a few tips that could prove to be more than helpful during this season. • If you are worried about being alone during the holidays, there is only one recourse – Keep busy! If you don’t have anyone to spend your Read more [...]

Divorce Support Boot Camp – How to Deal with the Holidays!

  Divorce Support... How to Deal with the Holidays! Welcome!         After a divorce, the holiday season can be stressful, emotional and lonely. If you are experiencing any of these feelings, I can appreciate what you are going through! Hello, it's Joanie Winberg, a Certified Human Behavior Consultant, Divorce Mentor, corporate trainer and CEO of the National Association of Divorce for Women and Children. So how to you deal with the holidays and plan for the Read more [...]

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 [...]

Single Parenting is no Easy Chore

Single parenting is no easy chore and if you’re been  having to deal with the day to day of the school holidays, which will soon be the school run again, alongside getting divorced, you are nothing short of amazing. Remember that! Hold onto your achievements as you strive to fit in all the necessary preparation for them to return to school very soon. If you have children who are old enough to help around the house, encourage them to do so and explain that you have a temporary high workload Read more [...]

Post Divorce Christmas Part 5 – Creating Family Traditions after Divorce

  The holiday season is a wonderful time for all the families. The time from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day is especially important for families as they signify a time of love and togetherness. And all of a sudden, with a pound of the gavel, the term “holidays” mean entirely something else. Not only is it very different from the usual holiday celebration, the first time spending holidays alone could be aptly described in just one word “clueless”. If you don’t have children, Read more [...]

Divorce Source Radio Episode Steve’s First Date, New Years & the Child Centered Divorce

        Podcast: Play in new window | Download We begin this episode with a discussion of New Year’s resolutions and in what way some people deal with holidays and being alone. Lesley was in Ohio for the holidays and allows us on a guided tour of her holiday season with her son, including a potential concussion from a sledding episode. Rosalind Sedacca The Single Again saga carry on with Steve as he prepares for his first eHarmony date ever this weekend. Steve also Read more [...]

Divorce Source Radio Episode – Learn How to Avoid Overeating During the Holidays

                      Podcast: Play in new window | Download The holidays bring in stress, which now and then leads to overindulging. This year get wise and approach the season with mindfulness. Join Nicole Cormier, RD, LDN, Registered Dietitian and local food lover, Joins Joanie, Lesley & Steve to talk about ways to have a healthier holiday season.     Nicole Cormier Nicole Cormier helps busy people find balance in Read more [...]

Who’s on first – Naughty or Nice? Five ways to make it easier to choose “Nice.”

    By Gretchen Schiller Abbott and Costello: Who’s on first. What’s on second. I don’t know is on third. Why’s in left field. Tomorrow’s the pitcher. Today’s the catcher. Naturally, Who’s on first. I don’t give a damn’s the shortstop. Co-parenting Team: Who’s at mom’s home? Who’s at dad’s home? What’s the plan? I don’t know if we will all be together Christmas day. Why’s this so complicated? Tomorrow will be easier. (Wel-l-l-l. Let’s make that next Read more [...]

Post Divorce Christmas Part 1 – The First Post-Divorce Christmas

The First Post Divorce Christmas The First post-divorce Christmas is never easy, especially if you have children. Fortunately, having children can help you feel better when you focus on their needs instead of your own. But what happens when the newly single person doesn’t have any children? Here are a few suggestions to ensure that you have a great Christmas and enjoy the holiday spirit. Follow the below suggestions and have a great Holiday Season! • Try to find ways to enjoy your Christmas Read more [...]