Intentional Divorce Insights

Shared Parenting During the School Year: Tips for Success

With three school-age children, I'll be honest. I dread the beginning-of-the-school-year paperwork. There is so much new information coming at me and lots to remember - not to mention the mountain of forms I always spend the first few days of the school year filling out. If you are sharing parenting responsibilities with your Ex, it takes...

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Children's Books About Divorce by Age Group

Talking to your children about divorce isn't easy, especially when still processing your own feelings. Sometimes, using books designed to guide the conversation can be helpful, especially for very young children. Here is a list of children's books about divorce by age group. Click on the title of the book to find it on Amazon.

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How to Prepare for Divorce: Divorce Advice for Stay-At-Home Moms

Preparing for an impending divorce is more than just picking up the phone and calling an attorney. There are the emotional aspects, financial, legal, and, of course, there are parenting issues. It means figuring out what life is going to look like when it's all said and done and includes preparing your children for the transition. For the...

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Helping Kids Through Divorce

When I got divorced, I had three children between the ages of three and eight. I remember the stress. I was overwhelmed thinking about how I was going to help my kids get through the divorce and ultimately, how I would manage on my own.

It can be scary to think about how you'll take care of your children after a divorce. There will be many...

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Divorce Mediation Tips: A Guide to Handling Your Emotions

Your spouse cheated. They are leaving you for someone else. Perhaps you've argued for years and just finally had enough. Regardless of the reason, in most cases, divorce is an emotional rollercoaster. People experience a wide range of intense emotions during this challenging process. Deciding how your life will be after a divorce is a deeply...

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How to Handle Parenting Expenses After Divorce

There are several reasons that parents come in for mediation after a divorce is over. A big one is parenting expenses. The reality is if you get divorced when your children are young, it's hard to know what kind of extracurricular activities they will become involved with over the years or even if they will develop chronic health issues.


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