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Are Your Kids Paying The Price For Your Difficult Divorce? How Not To Sabotage Your Divorce For the Sake of the Kids!

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Parents Fighting Around Kids After DivorceBy Rosalind Sedacca, CDCMost people believe belive that it’s divorce itself that scars children. But the real truth is HOW PARENTS HANDLE THE DIVORCE IS WHAT DOES THE MOST DAMAGE! Know that, I faced a lot of skepticism, from both the media and from parents, when I started my work as Founder of the Child-Centered Divorce Network. There were gender battles between mothers and fathers – each side accusing the (more...)

Why YOU – Not A Divorce Judge – Should Resolve Child Custody Disputes!

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By Rosalind Sedacca, CDCJudges and others in the divorce judicial system mean well. However, they are burdened with too many cases to unravel the complexities involved for each family. That leads to serious complications, injustice and errors. Consequently it is wise to do everything you can to stay out of court when settling child custody issues and disputes.Based on speaking to many family law attorneys I believe that situations work out best, long-term, when decisions are made by (more...)

Managing Anger & Other Co-Parenting Challenges After Divorce

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Anger-Conflict Programs for Co-Parenting & Other Life ChallengesBy Rosalind Sedacca, CDCAnger is a natural consequence of a relationship breakup or divorce. But not all anger is the same and it’s important to understand how anger is affecting not only your divorce, but also your life and your other relationships.Is anger seeping into your relationship with your kids? With your in-laws, or other family members? Will anger negatively impact your future romantic relationships?If not handled affectively, (more...)

How To Tell Your Children About the Divorce: A Proven Approach That’s Sensitive and Sane!

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The best approach to breaking the divorce news to your children!By Rosalind Sedacca, DCD Few children outgrow the warm comfort of a bedtime tale. And like most kids, my son always enjoyed his baby pictures – watching himself grow and change. Divorce is certainly no fairytale, but I thought, ‘Maybe combing a story with our own family photos will help him grasp the biggest, most dramatic change of his life.’When I decided to end (more...)

Children and Divorce: 5 Keys To Help Your Kids Thrive

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Make smart parenting decisions after divorce.By Rosalind Sedacca, CDCNo one plans to get divorced. But more than one million children in the U.S. will experience its affects this year alone. Divorce has become relatively mainstream in our culture, but that doesn’t make it easier for the parents or children involved. Consequently, innocent kids are coping with the consequences every day.The good news is that divorce need not wound and scar your children if you (more...)

How Children of Divorce Are Affected By Parental Anger & Conflict

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Parents Fighting Around Kids After DivorceWhether you’re contemplating divorce, in the process, or transitioning after your own divorce, there’s one thing that’s crucial for all parents to keep in mind …Fighting around the children does more damage to them than divorce itself. That’s why as parents we need to be diligent in monitoring our children — as well as our own behavior — to safeguard our kids from emotional (more...)

Breaking the Divorce News To My Son Was Both Traumatic & Transformative!

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The best approach to breaking the divorce news to your children!By Rosalind Sedacca, CDCI’ve faced many difficult moments in my life. But preparing to tell my son that I will be divorcing his father was absolutely one of the worst.He was innocent — a sweet eleven year-old boy who loved both his parents dearly. He didn’t deserve this.I struggled with anxiety for weeks. When should we tell him? What should we say?(more...)

Divorce Books Helpful For Children of Divorce

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By Rosalind Sedacca, CDCWe all know that divorce is one of the most traumatic events that can happen in a child’s life. Many people have written books on the subject to guide parents through the maze of challenges that are inevitable at this time. However, it is much more difficult communicating with children directly about divorce.There are a few books on the market written especially for children. None of them are one size fits all. So (more...)

Divorced Parents: Effective Communication Is Key to Co-Parenting Success

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Children affected by DivorceBy Rosalind Sedacca, CDCWhile divorce may end a marriage, when you’re a parent it doesn’t end the need for working together on behalf of your children. How you communicate with one another about parenting issues will affect your children today and for years to come. Here are some tips on keeping communication with your Ex as effective as possible.Communicate in writing Use online co-parenting tools such as MoietyApp.com to (more...)

Why You Must Let Go of Grudges After Your Divorce!

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By Rosalind Sedacca, CLC  “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” GandhiAnger-Conflict Programs for Co-Parenting & Other Life ChallengesDivorce can be a major stumbling block to our happiness and personal growth. Holding grudges and resentments have proven to be harmful to your physical health and emotional wellbeing. Forgiveness is a productive way to move forward, detach from the past and let go of lingering hurts so you can experience a healthier, (more...)