Are You Paying For That?

There are two sides to every coin, and the co-parenting coin is a tough one to flip. Splitting up is hard enough without having to decide who pays for what. One parent is usually the paying parent, giving money to … Read More

Why Parents Don’t Pay Child Support

No matter what state you live in, there are some general guidelines when it comes to calculating child support. Always go directly to your state’s specific link and use their calculators to get started. Before you go however, be sure to gather … Read More

Co-parenting Best Practices

The irony is pretty thick here. The relationship didn’t work. Maybe you could never communicate well. You have children and you are now co-parenting after a divorce. The two things that make co-parenting a success are good communication and cooperation. … Read More

How to Pay Child Support while Co-parenting

“My ex lives out of state now, and it is so hard to get child support from him.” “I can’t even communicate with my ex, how am I going to bring myself to ask him for money every month?” “I … Read More

Feature Friday, Irony is a funny thing

We were all together in a meeting and the idea came up to highlight a feature every Friday. So this will be the first #SPfeaturefriday post. Let us know if you want to see anything highlighted by commenting below. That … Read More

The Bright Side of Divorce

 It isn’t easy being from a divorced home. Parents split. Lives are changed. Kids are shuffled around. Things are never the same. But it doesn’t have to be all bad. I wrote this post a while back about the before part of … Read More

The Irony of Divorce with Children

Divorce doesn’t make it easier. One of the first questions I’m asked when someone finds out that I am a single mother is “why did you divorce?” This question is common to anyone who has a child and is no … Read More