Divorce Mediation Blog

Here are some ideas for a Parenting Plan to Protect Children in Divorce. I have one overarching goal when working with divorcing clients that have children – keep the children out of the middle and minimize the overall impact on their lives! Focusing on the children helps my clients create an environment where divorce becomes a …

Continue reading Develop a Parenting Plan to Protect Children in Divorce

For a while now I’ve wanted to get relevant, helpful information regarding divorce mediation as well as other general divorce issues out to the general public. I strongly believe that the right information and resources at the right time can help people get through the divorce process in a more constructive manner. Due to the …

Continue reading Videos to Help Understand the Divorce Process

Download my client handout “Telling your Children about Divorce” A recent study found that more than 50% of all divorcing parents never sit their children down and have a specific conversation with them about their divorce. Unfortunately, this leaves the children in the very de-stabilizing position of assuming/guessing how things will change or has them …

Continue reading Talking with Children about Divorce

Keep the focus on your children – The bottom line, whether you’re married or divorced, is that being able to experience the Holiday Season through a child’s eyes is one of the best ways to really enjoy this time. And if you are focused on how to give them a fun Holiday Season, you will …

Continue reading The Holidays and Divorce: Ways to Enjoy the Season even with a Recent or Pending Divorce

As more and more children are impacted by divorce, it becomes even more important for trusted sources to actively engage with this societal issue and provide helpful resources for parents to support their children. That is why I am so excited that none other than Sesame Street, probably the most well-researched children’s show ever produced, …

Continue reading ‘D’ is for Divorce: Sesame Street Helps Young Children Cope with Divorce

I think that one very significant advantage of mediation is often left out when discussing the pro’s and con’s of mediation vs. litigation – the positive impact that mediation has on the children and the parents’ ability to co-parent. Mediation creates this situation in a number of ways: 1. “First, do no harm” – I …

Continue reading How Divorce Mediation Helps Parents Protect their Children