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

9 Steps to Successful Co-parenting

Co-parenting is a parenting partnership that requires communication and cooperation. These two things probably don’t come easy to a couple who has divorced. The marriage might be over, but the family is not. In order to co-parent effectively, each parent … 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


4 Communication Tips for You and Your Ex

In every relationship, communication is important. And a lot of marriages end in divorce due to communication problems. Unfortunately though, when you have children together and you get divorced, communication becomes even more important and even more difficult! When my … 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