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International Child-Centered Divorce Month Commemorates 10 Years Helping Divorcing & Divorced Parents With Free Advice, Services & Other Resources!

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By Rosalind Sedacca, CDC
January is International Child-Centered Divorce Month
This year we commemorate the 10th Anniversary of International Child-Centered Divorce Month.
In recognition of International Child-Centered Divorce Month divorce experts around the world will be providing free ebooks, coaching services, teleseminars and other gifts to divorced parents throughout January. ICCD Month is dedicated to alerting parents about the effects of divorce on children – and how to prevent emotional and psychological damage to children during and after a (more...)

Does Divorce Scar Children – Or Do Poor Parenting Choices Create All the Damage?

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Rosalind Sedacca, CDC reveals the truth!
Rosalind Sedacca, CDC
More divorces are filed in January, following the holiday season, than in any other month. That’s why January is recognized as International Child-Centered Divorce Month. This year is our 10th Anniversary commemoration.
I initiated ICCD Month as a Divorce & Parenting Coach, founder of the Child-Centered Divorce Network and author of How Do I Tell the Kids About the Divorce.  Our goal is to educate parents (more...)

3 “B’s” to Happiness during the Holidays

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Happy holidays to you!  I truly hope you find them filled with happy memories.
The holidays are a time of year when we envision being surrounded by family gatherings, good food, and gifts, but for those who have experienced divorce or other losses it may not always be so.  For some people it’s a painful time of year filled with stress, anxiety and loneliness.  If you relate more to the later, how can you (more...)

Busiest Breakup Day in December

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A breakup may dampen your festive spirit this holiday season as the most popular day to breakup approaches.
According to Facebook data, Sunday, December 11 has proven to be the day when couples split up the most.  Relationship expert James Preece tells Daily Mail, December is the busiest month for splitting up for an obvious reason.
“Firstly, if someone is planning on a break up then they will want to get it over with before Christmas.&(more...)

Children of Divorce Deserve Special Holiday Attention

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By Rosalind Sedacca, CDC
We all know the holiday season is fraught with stress, overwhelm and pressure for parents. But we are not alone. For children facing their parents’ divorce or who are experiencing their first holiday season post-divorce, this can be an especially tough time of year. So I reach out to all parents, and extended family members, who want to protect children caught in the consequences of a divorce, to be especially mindful and compassionate during (more...)

Child Custody Determination and Modification

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Legal Custody, physical custody, joint custody, primary custody, substantial change of circumstances.
You hear these terms all the time.  You know they are terms relating to child custody in North Carolina.
But what do they really mean, and how do they pertain to you and your child custody case?
Child Custody Generally
Take Don and Danielle.  They have been married for nine years and have two children ages seven and four.  Over the past three or (more...)

Relocation and Better Job Opportunity

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Many people are always on the lookout for a new and different job.  And the reasons vary: increased pay, more predictable or flexible hours, or a different town.  Some people are even looking to do a complete  switch and want to change career paths entirely.
And still, many of these people are parents.  These job-seeking parents are looking for ways to better their families, or better the lives of their children.
Benefits of a Change (more...)

Domestic Violence: Moving Far Enough Away to be Safe

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Some parents relocate and take their children with them because of new and positive changes.  Perhaps they’ve been offered a new job, they’ve remarried, or they want to be closer to family members.
But some parents feel they must leave their current surroundings in order to be safe from domestic violence.
Whether it’s an ex-spouse, new spouse or live-in significant other, domestic violence can be a serious and scary issue.  Especially (more...)

Legal Custody. Physical Custody. Joint Custody. Substantial Change in Circumstances. What?

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You hear these terms all the time: legal custody, physical custody, joint custody, substantial change in circumstances.  You know they are terms relating to child custody in North Carolina.  But what do they really mean, and how do they pertain to you and your child custody case?
Child Custody Generally
Take Don and Danielle.  They have been married for nine years and have two children ages seven and four.  Over the past three or four (more...)

6 Proven Co-Parenting Strategies for Divorced Parents

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By Rosalind Sedacca, CDC
While moving through divorce can seem like an insurmountable obstacle, for many parents it is just the beginning of a new and equally intimidating challenge: co-parenting your children. Hats off to all of you who have chosen to remain in your children’s lives as co-parents. It means both of you care deeply about your children and want to continue raising them in the least-disruptive possible manner.
Of course not all parents can share (more...)