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Benefits of a Mediated Agreement for Summer with Children

Summer is a time when families often plan exciting activities and vacations to create lasting memories. However, for separated or divorced parents, coordinating summer plans can become a complex and contentious process. In such situations, opting for a mediated agreement can provide a range of benefits for all parties involved. In this blog post, we

Discovering the Empowering Benefits of Divorce Mediation

Divorce is often associated with adversarial courtroom battles, heated arguments, and a lengthy legal process. However, there is an alternative approach that offers a more peaceful and collaborative path to resolving differences: divorce mediation. In recent years, divorce mediation has gained popularity as a constructive and amicable way for couples to navigate the complexities of

Things to think about before you start writing your parenting plan

Figuring out how to create a parenting plan can be daunting. There can be so many issues to think about, and figuring out what you even want can feel confusing. When you’re already going through the emotional roller coaster of divorce, parenting plans can become overwhelming fast. Follow these simple steps to make sure you’re

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Everything You Need To Know About Mediated Separation Agreements

The agreement you will receive at the completion of your mediation process is a legally binding document that will lay out everything that you have agreed to for now and in the future. Your agreement will be THE MOST important document for your separation.  Your mediator can and will write up your mediated separation agreement.

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10 Ways to Reduce Stress During Separation

Stress during a separation is generally inevitable, BUT it does not have to take over you and your life. Whether your separation is amicable or not, there will be aspects that cause you stress. Knowing this is the case, you can be prepared! Here are 10 ways to reduce stress during your separation.  Know that

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Love Yourself First

Valentine’s day is one of those days… you either hate it, or you love it. When you have ended a relationship, Valentine’s Day can bring out the bitterness in you.  Remember though, the most important person to love first is yourself. Here is an idea, treat yourself to your dream Valentine’s day. Whether that is

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Birdnesting and divorce…. Pros and Cons

What is nesting? Great questions?!? NBC News defines it as “for some divorcing or divorced parents, the answer is ‘nesting‘ (also called ‘birdnesting’). This means to keep the family residence intact as a home where both parents rotate living with their children, while otherwise dwelling in separate residences” Essentially what this means is that instead

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Child Centered Divorce: What does it mean, and how to do it.

It’s always out there when you read about separation and divorce, “child centered”. What does that even mean? Of course our children are one of the most important topics when dealing with separation and divorce, but what does child centered even mean and how do you know if you are doing it in a way

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Making It Through Your First Round of Holidays

The first year is always the hardest because it is filled with so many firsts. First birthdays without your ex. First kids birthdays, first Valentine’s day being single. First Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas alone or shuttling children back and forth. At some point, during your first year, you find yourself alone in a house,  that

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Divorce…How Do I Tell The Kids?

A divorce can be a difficult time for any family, but communication is important. The children need to understand that they aren’t responsible for what is taking place. They also need to realize that both parents love them and want to be a part of their lives. This can help children to deal with the

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Coping With Divorce When Children Are Involved

A divorce is a life changing decision made when a marriage has fallen apart. When a couple has children, it can be a million times more complicated. If they are very young, they may not understand why one parent has moved out and is suddenly not in the picture on a daily basis. If they

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