We Are Both

We Are Both

Dad. Means what? I’ve got this “Dad” mug in my hand. At first, I felt uncomfortable even holding it. The mug symbolized all the things my ex-husband was not and the weight of this knowledge felt terrible. The past two years of single motherhood...

To Join With Gold

To Join With Gold

We’ve all been there. Our favorite mug, pitcher, teapot, kitsch is in our hands and as we cross the room, bend to perform some mundane action — something happens and we lose our grip. Maybe we see it slowly fall and shatter or maybe...

Have you heard about hearsay?

Have you heard about hearsay?

“Objection your honor, that’s hearsay!” We’ve all heard it, either in court or on tv. But what does it mean? Well, law schools spend weeks on hearsay and all of its many exceptions. But let’s try to narrow it down to...

Making the Holidays Happy

Making the Holidays Happy

The chill in the air is here to stay. The kids have a few remnants of hard candy leftover from Halloween, but all that’s left of the chocolate are the golden ghosts of foil wrapping. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the...

Trick or Treat: Halloween and Divorce

Trick or Treat: Halloween and Divorce

The costume decision. You know it changes at least three times. A princess? A jedi? A dragon? A ninja? A ninja-princess-dragon? Maybe it’s a themed costume where the parent and the child’s characters go together somehow. Whatever the...

Healthy Emotions

Healthy Emotions

Healthy Emotions Healthy emotions when dealing with divorce – There’s a reason why divorce is often equated with death.  In fact, divorce and death are two of the most stressful parts of life that people experience. Divorce is a death...

The Role of Post Divorce Insurance

Good article here from divorcemag. We commonly put life insurance provisions in divorce agreements and decrees in order to protect the spouse that is receiving alimony and/or child support in the event of the death of the paying ex spouse. Be...