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Category Archives: Divorce and Children

“A.C.O.D.” Is a Must-See for A.C.O.D.

There has been lots of speculation about what affects people most in divorce. Are people most hurt by the inherent fracture of a family, or are they affected by the manner of the split? This is a question many people are currently struggling with, like social scientists, psychologists, and movie…

January 25th, 2013 Divorce and Children

Society VS Single Mothers, Part 3

The single mother stigma and prejudice has a long history, as we established in Part 1. The presence of a single mother has almost always caused society to defensively bare its teeth and warily back away. However, this has created an imbalance of social mobility for single mothers and their…

January 23rd, 2013 Divorce and Children, Life After Divorce

Society VS Single Mothers, Part 2

As we were discussing in our last blog, single mothers have a hard line to tow. Beyond the daily childcare, housekeeping, and bread-winning, single mothers must face the inherent stigma of being “a single mother.”  Society either pities or condemns single mothers just for caring for their children in the…

January 21st, 2013 Divorce and Children

Society VS Single Mothers, Part 1

When old-world topics of gossip and shame surface the usual response is, “This is the 21st century!” This is the response I was expecting when I saw a blog entitled “Single Mothers Are to Blame for Sons’ Poor Grades? Our Readers Weigh In.” Boy, was I mistaken. Of course, the…

January 18th, 2013 Divorce and Children

Bite-Sized Divorce Advice

If you hadn’t heard, January marks the beginning of the divorce rush. In the past, attorneys and divorce lawyers have noticed an influx of clients after the New Year, extending into the beginning of February. Some attribute the sudden spike in divorce to couples waiting until after the holiday to…

January 3rd, 2013 Divorce Advice, Divorce and Children, Life After Divorce

Kid-Friendly Divorce Talk

Divorce does not destroy families; it simply provides a new lens to view a family through. Divorce dissects a family and brings to the forefront the true connections and relationships that exist in the family unit. If you have noticed your child has a hard time talking about their feelings,…

December 11th, 2012 Divorce and Children

Sesame Street Gives Divorce Another Try

The beloved Sesame Street has recently been through to some rough times. From Big Bird’s political fame due to Mitt Romney’s exclamation of love for the big yellow bird to the sex scandal involving long-time Elmo puppeteer, Kevin Clash, the kids’ program has had an up and down couple months.…

December 10th, 2012 Divorce and Children

A Proper Goodbye to Judith Wallerstein, Part ll

Yesterday we began our belated homage to the late Judith Wallerstein, one of America’s most influential psychologists. Wallerstein passed away June 18th earlier this year in Piedmont, California, which regrettably went unnoticed by our blog. Part l of our blog series introduced Judith Wallerstein with a mini-biography, a recap of…

November 27th, 2012 Divorce and Children, Divorce Information

A Proper Goodbye to Judith Wallerstein, Part l

Earlier this year on June 18th, 2012, Judith Wallerstein passed away at the age of 90. For the majority of readers who probably don’t know who Judith Wallerstein was (admittedly, I didn’t before this morning), let us oblige: Judith Wallerstein was a prominent psychologist who focused on the impact of…

November 26th, 2012 Divorce and Children, Divorce Information

Post-Divorce Life: Consequences of Buying Your Child’s Love

Managing your divorce process can be an all encompassing ordeal. Battling a spouse, finances, kids, and keeping up with the regularly scheduled program that is the rest of your life can drain you of patience and will power. Many parents going through a divorce, whether it is nasty or not,…

November 19th, 2012 Divorce and Children, Divorce and Finances

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