Author Archives: Jerry Zimmer

Single parenting classes – an anchor during and after divorce

By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT Going through a divorce and then finding yourself single and parenting on your own can be a daunting experience. How do you transition from parenting as a couple to solo parenting – or even co-parenting – when you are no longer co-habitating? Fortunately there are many programs and classes being offered […]

A warning for divorced parents with teens: Keep dads actively parenting

By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT I have several divorced friends and colleagues with teenagers who are displaying disturbing behavior problems. These teens, especially the boys, are acting out in all the ways parents pray they never have to experience: drugs, hanging with the wrong crowd, school problems, disrespectful and inconsiderate behavior — you get the idea. […]

Ways to overcome holiday depression during and after divorce

By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT Thanksgiving, Christmas – most any holiday — can bring up painful memories of happier times, especially if you are divorced and have children. But keep in mind that with the pain comes a choice. You can choose to acknowledge the past for what it was. You can value the good times […]

Make smart choices for post-divorce Co-parenting uccess

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at http://www.DivorceSeminarCenter.com  By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT Divorce doesn’t end your co-parenting relationship with your former spouse. It only changes some of the form. It is still essential to create a working relationship focused on the optimum care and concern for your children. Every co-parenting relationship will be unique, affected […]

Divorce and your retirement assets

When you’re in the midst of a divorce, you have to juggle so many things.   You need to add to this all the practical issues — and there are many. Let’s start with the fact that retirement benefits are not automatically split during a divorce. Just like other marital assets, a divorce court judge or […]

12 tips for relationship bliss

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at http://www.DivorceSeminarCenter.com ne of the most common questions we hear is, “How do we make our relationship work?” The answers are complicated, varied, and, after a while, can start to sound like muddled platitudes. But these commonplace sayings get repeated because they work. With this in mind, we pulled […]

Consistent co-parenting makes life easier for children after divorce

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at http://www.DivorceSeminarCenter.com By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT Parenting after divorce takes patience, cooperation and collaboration. It’s not uncommon for one parent to notice behavior differences in their children when they return from a stay with their other parent. This can be extremely frustrating or irritating, especially if your values and […]

Advice for co-parents and single parents after divorce

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at http://www.DivorceSeminarCenter.com By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT A friend of mine, Nancy Michaels, a woman I respect in many ways, shared a personal story in one of her blog posts: At the lowest period in my life about three years ago, after a painful separation from my husband, a life-threatening […]

Successful parenting after your divorce

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at http://www.DivorceSeminarCenter.com By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT Parenting after divorce can be complex, frustrating and confusing. However, every day parents around the world are coping with the challenges and raising happy, well-adjusted children. There are many factors that influence your effectiveness as a parent. In this article we’ll review some […]

A smart parenting plan is your best asset when parenting after divorce

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at http://www.DivorceSeminarCenter.com By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT Parenting plans are becoming more and more recognized as the way for both parents to coordinate their parenting, their lives and their relationship with their children after divorce. In its simplest form a parenting plan puts in writing the agreed upon schedule both […]