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‘I’m hoping for justice’: former wife of Russian oligarch fights for £5bn

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Natalia Potanina seeks half of Vladimir Potanin’s fortune, which is allegedly hidden behind complex corporate structuresThree years ago, Natalia Potanina was married to one of Russia’s richest men. She lived in a classical mansion near Moscow, not unlike Versailles. Holidays were spent in the Mediterranean and Cap d’Antibes on one of two luxury yachts.Now, however, Potanina has fallen on the oligarchic equivalent of hard times after a bitter public battle with her (more...)

What You Need To Know About Summer, Kids And Divorce

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Summer may conjure up images of picnics, swimming pools and no homework, but those stress-free days are often the result of plans made well in advance. Planning ahead becomes even more necessary after divorce when there’s ample potential for disagreements with the ex. Those disagreements can sometimes be serious and may severely restrict what you’d like to do. So what do you need to know about summer, kids and divorce?
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How To Make Sure You Enjoy Mother’s Day After Divorce

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Mother’s Day is often portrayed as another Hallmark occasion, with smiling, multi-generational, nuclear families celebrating their mothers with gifts of food, flowers and sometimes, lavish jewelry. That may not be your reality – it’s not for many mothers I know but that doesn’t mean you should just ignore this occasion. Here are some suggestions for how to make sure you enjoy Mother’s Day after divorce.
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Helping You & Your Children Survive the Holidays After Your Divorce

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By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT One of the toughest transitions for children of divorce is coping with the first holiday season. As parents our challenge is to create new traditions and activities that can replace the memories of family holidays in the past. Here are some suggestions for helping your children keep the best spirits through […]

Four Christmases: Tips for Adult Children of Divorce Parents

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10 Tips to Help You Cope if You Have to Spend your Holidays with Divorced Parents

Her Mentor Center: Holidays after Divorce

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Seven Tips to Celebrating the Holidays after a Divorce

Ways to Manage a Shared Family Calendar

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Ways to Manage a Shared Family CalendarThu, 05/12/2016 - 16:46 Staying on top of a busy schedule can be a real pain, especially when your schedule involves more than just things you have to do. Kids at any age often have a lot on their plates, but they aren't always the ones held responsible for managing their own agendas. Parents, on the other hand, are the ones who are in charge of making sure (more...)

Talking to Teens About Divorce

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Talking to Teens About DivorceTue, 05/10/2016 - 16:44 Raising a teenager can be a complicated experience for any parent. Teens crave independence but are still very reliant on their parents. While they want to break away from their childhood identity and routine, they still crave the stability of home. When stability in the home is shaken up by an impending divorce, a teen's world can be quickly flipped upside down. The way that parents (more...)

Managing a Healthy Blended Family

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Managing a Healthy Blended FamilyTue, 05/17/2016 - 16:28
Blended families, or stepfamilies, consist of partners with children from one or more different relationships. Being part of a blended family can be both difficult and fulfilling at the same time. On one hand, it can take quite some time for all members of your newly blended family to feel comfortable together and trust each other. On the other hand, it creates an opportunity to (more...)

How to Make a Custody Plan Work

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How to Make a Custody Plan WorkThu, 05/26/2016 - 17:28 There's a lot that goes into a custody plan. Following an everyday parenting time schedule, dividing time over the holidays, and driving the kids back and forth between homes are just a few of the things that go into making a custody plan work; however, there are many other factors involved in maintaining the plan. Sometimes, it may seem like an impossible task to (more...)