Category Archives: Holiday Help

Make smart choices for post-divorce Co-parenting uccess

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at  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 […]

Stages of a divorced father’s life

  Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at Stage 1: Ambivalence Over the Divorce The immediate changes in your life may lead you to ask whether you have done the right thing. Going to sleep and waking up without the children in the house and no contact with them for weeks at a time […]

Divorce and alcoholism

Current research on why marriages fail finds a powerful link between alcoholism and divorce. Alison Clarke-Stewart, professor of psychology at the University of California – Irvine, and Cornelia Brentano, assistant professor of psychology at Chapman University, report in their book Divorce: Causes and Consequences (Yale University Press, 2006) on numerous studies that confirm “people who […]

Child support during summer vacations

Child support usually must be paid by the noncustodial parent when the child is with the noncustodial parent for summer vacations or long holiday breaks. Courts reason that many major expenses for the benefit of the child–such as rent, mortgage, utilities, clothes, and insurance–have to be paid whether the child is with the custodial parent […]

Divorce and the holidays–New Year’s Day through Valentine’s Day

By Dareh Gregorian  The holidays are over, but it’s still the most wonderful time of the year – for divorce lawyers. The first week of January through Valentine’s Day is traditionally the busiest time for matrimonial lawyers, and this year seems especially busy, top divorce attorneys told The Post. ” ‘Tis the season,” said famed divorce […]

Beyond divorce – New Year’s resolutions for life After divorce

Resolve to Rebuild When Your Relationship Ends. For more information, visit  Divorce brings new fears, feelings and frets. As the new year approaches, don’t let it pass you by. New Year’s resolutions are famous this time of year, so why not focus on making the most of this time of year and choose a worthwhile resolution. […]

Holidays after divorce: Keeping the children first

 What are you really feeling after divorce? Find out by taking the free Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at By E.R. Reid Divorce. I have been there and done that, along with 19 million other adults in this country. Although it has lost some of its stigma over the years, divorce hasn’t lost any of […]

Children can split the Christmas holidays after divorce

If you celebrate Christmas, it can be a difficult holiday to share. You and your ex each want to spend time with the children, and they’re torn about where to spend the day. Try to remember what is best for your child. Christmas should be a magical day for a child and family tension and […]

10 tips to minimize divorce trauma during the holidays

By: Sheila Gutterman and Diana Powell The holidays are a particularly challenging time for families going through divorce. There are all these images out there of perfect family holidays, yet your own family is coping with a situation that is anything but perfect. Holidays are a time when the difference between fantasy and reality can […]

A family Christmas after divorce

 By Jeremy White from The popular saying goes like this: “Breaking up is hard to do.” Yet, when it comes to marriage in the U.S., a large percentage of us do it. Divorce, however unpleasant, is commonplace in today’s society, and dealing with it during the holidays is a fact of life with which […]