birdnesting - parents rotate through home rather than children

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…


child custody tears families apart

Custody: Working Through The Battles

Are you in a heated custody battle? Do you question if spending time with their father is important to children? Far too often we see fathers denied access to their children. One of the most difficult aspects is that yes, fathers are different than mothers. They have a more difficult time filling…


I’ve decided to divorce…now what?

I’ve decided to get separated from my spouse, now what? Once the decision to separate has been made, a new whole new wave of questions and concerns come washing in. There are things that you can do to prepare for the next steps in the process. Hopefully you and your spouse are in a position where…


blending families

Blending a Family

Blending a family can be a very delicate process, and many times if not done properly can cause years of conflict. There are many factors that determine how to move forward with blending a family. For example, if there are children on both sides, if the children are older or younger, what the…


7 Ways To Support Your Children Through Divorce

It may no longer be taboo, but it still hurts. Can divorce be what is best? Yes! BUT the reality is that many divorces end with pain, anger and hostility. When this happens the children are thrown into the middle of a battle that they did not choose. Always remember, this is not what they chose.…