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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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What you need to know about Consultations with Clarity Divorce Centre

What happens in a Consultation at Clarity? Your consultation is an important part of the process. This is where you get the opportunity to sit one-on-one with one of our Mediators to discuss your current situation, what is going on, and what you are looking to achieve. You can come in for a consultation for

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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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Taking Care of Your Children After Divorce

It can be scary to think about how you will take care of your children after a divorce. There are going to be many changes on the horizon for everyone to deal with. Yet you need to be confident that you can take care of them. Even if you have to turn to friends and

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Making Special Occasions Comfortable for Children after a Divorce

It is very important to make special occasions comfortable for children after a divorce. You may find it is better to have birthday parties at both homes and most children will love the extra attention. However, there will be some events where they can’t be divided and that is where communication between the parents is

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What you should know about Separation and Divorce

What is the difference between Separation and Divorce? Separation refers to you living separately and apart from your spouse. You are still legally married. (Once you and your spouse decide to separate, you can move forward with the mediation process.) To simplify the separation process includes the following: Living separate and apart for one year

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What is the Clarity Approach?

Clarity is here to help simplify things for you—and hopefully, remove some of your burden. Our mediation specialists offer support and guidance including: Helping you understand your legal rights and responsibilities Developing legal agreements (regarding custody, division of assets, and more) Filing paperwork on your behalf Identifying ways you and your spouse can both move

Getting Through the Holidays After Divorce

Your first Holiday season newly divorce can be very difficult for you, your children, and even your ex. Emotions are on the rise, traditions will be different, and certain members of the family will be absent. There are so many variables and moving parts during the holidays that it makes preparing difficult. Emotions that you

17 Tips For Successful Co-Parenting

Co-Parenting with EX can be extremely difficult for some and seamless for others. This is not how you pictured it, this not what you wanted, and it is not ideal…. But there are ways that you can make co-parenting work for you in the best interested of your children. Remember this is someone that YOU

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