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The Do’s and Don’ts of Divorce for Parents

An important note from James: Divorce is a very complex occurrence that takes place within the family. This article will not attempt to cover all of the many nuances and intricacies involved in dealing with children who are experiencing a divorce. There are therapists who deal specifically with divorces as well as many books written on... Read more »

Four Success Secrets for Stepparents

Parenting in the 21st century is challenging enough with all the pressure families deal with on a day-to-day basis.  Add to this "parenting pressure cooker" the specific issues related to blended families (issues including financial challenges due to uncollected child support and legal fees; navigating parenting differences in two households; children living part-time in the... Read more »

The Disneyland Daddy

Vicki is the single mother of Alex (12), Ryan (8) and Jessica (6). To make ends meet, she works two jobs—as a receptionist during the week and part-time catering on weekends. She has been divorced from Mike, a supervisor for a building contractor, for two years. Her relationship with Mike is strained at best, hostile... Read more »