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Divorce, Child Custody, and the Holidays: South Florida Family Law Attorney Advises Clients to Approach Time Sharing with the Spirit of the Season

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ — Divorce, child custody and time sharing arrangements shouldn’t dampen the holiday spirit. In fact, the holidays should remain festive for families gathering and spending time together – even if the family has been split by divorce. Just plan ahead – and plan to cooperate. “From Christmas to Hanukkah […]

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The Law and Grandparents Rights

Grandparents can often be the forgotten victims of the breakdown of their children’s marriage or long-term relationship.Often they lose contact with children involved as the estranged partner moves to a new area or strained relationships with ex-partners make contact difficult. This denies both the grandparent the joy of watching the children grow up and means […]

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Modern Love: Those Aren’t Fighting Words, Dear

By LAURA A. MUNSON New York Times Let’S say you have what you believe to be a healthy marriage. You’re still friends and lovers after spending more than half of your lives together. The dreams you set out to achieve in your 20s ‹ gazing into each other’s eyes in candlelit city bistros when you […]

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Parental Divorce As Seen Through a Child’s Eye

A child’s world might feel torn apart when his or her parents divorce. The effects of divorce on these children can be devastating. Confusion, self-blame, and loneliness can often set in immediately. This article presents divorce from the point of view of the child. Divorce is not merely a legal separation of two parents. 

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Single Parenting – 7 Parenting Mistakes To Avoid With Your Teenager

Children of divorced parents feel the effects of divorce at every age. But as a single parent, helping a teenager requires you to take extra care. This article highlights seven pitfalls to avoid when managing the effects of divorce on a teenaged child. Honesty, harmony, structure and understanding are the best policies. 

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Humanistic Parenting

The behavioral approach to divorce parenting and counseling is based on the premise that children’s behaviors can be shaped through modifying the consequences in their environment. This article presents a more effective approach to divorce parenting that takes into account a child’s dignity – Humanistic Parenting. 

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Children and Divorce Psychologist Tells It Like It Is

Children of divorced parents experience additional pain when one or both spouses act irrationally during divorce. This article features the advice of Lynne Namka, a Children and Divorce psychologist who has dealt with these cases. Common examples of poor behavior and important divorce coping mechanisms are presented. 

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