Sadly, some children and teens have an especially difficult time both during and after their parents separate. They may experience deep emotions of abandonment or worry for the future. Even if both parents love and care for their child, the transition itself could be overwhelming.
Once completing the divorce process, parents aren’t fully finished dealing with their former spouse. If they share custody, both parties will still need to have open communication to raise their children.
After a divorce, many Florida parents don’t expect to stay single forever. Even if the marriage didn’t end because they fell in love with someone else, it could still happen during or soon after the split.
Divorces can turn into a battleground with money, property and children caught in the crossfire. However, your child is not the same as a marital asset. The divorce process unquestionably impacts the core of their life.
Halloween is less than two weeks away. While children are utterly delighted by costumes and candy, October 31st can be the source of family law disputes revolving around child custody, parenting plans, holiday schedules and who will make decisions about bedtime (Halloween falls on a Tuesday this year), the amount of candy that can be consumed, costumes and more.
We read with interest a recent article that offers loads of advice for parents who are going to divorce or who have divorced. Co-parenting is not easy, but it is easily one of the most important jobs you will ever have.
While the changes in the percentage of U.S. adults who are married might not be apparent from year to year, the incremental shifts add up over time. About half of all American adults are today married; down 9 percent from 25 years ago and down more than 20 percent since 1960.
There is perhaps no more wonderful feeling in the world than holding your baby in your arms. Whether you are a mother or a father, that feeling is one of life's great rewards.
A recent study by Carnegie Mellon University indicates that the outcome of a divorce can affect children physically even decades later. If an adult child's parents ended up not speaking to one another after divorce or separation, the study found, the adult child was more likely than other adults to catch the common cold. If their parents remained in contact after the divorce, however, there was no additional risk of catching a cold.
We all know that the nature of fatherhood in America has changed over time, and it continues to change. Today, dads are taking a much more active role in childrearing and family life. Over the past few decades, we've seen significantly more single fathers and stay-at-home dads than ever before. Nevertheless, it's increasingly common for kids to grow up with dad living elsewhere.