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Is Your Divorce Costing YOU a Fortune?

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Lisa and her team hope all you Dads out there had a very happy Father’s Day! With this being the first Father’s Day for and her children since the death of her cherished husband, Ron, she carries even more empathy now for those who are separated from their parents or children; and the incredible worth of a Dad in a child’s life.
For those of you dealing with divorce, holidays like this one (more...)

Moving Out of State With Your Children

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In this video, divorce attorney Lisa Angel talks about how you can move out of state after your divorce and keep custody of your children.

 
Hi. I’m Lisa Angel. In this video we will talk about the laws regarding child custody and relocation in North Carolina.
When a custodial parent relocates, it can wreak havoc on the family, especially if it means the child won’t be able to spend as much time with one (more...)

Holiday Break-Up: Kristen Chose the High Road, Can You?

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Does this sound like you? Bah humbug. The holidays are here. Because my marriage is over I have nothing to look forward to and it makes me feel so sad and depressed. I wish the holidays would just be over with! Many women find the first holiday season after a divorce or a holiday break-up […]

5 Post-Divorce Disputes You Could Resolve With Mediation

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Guest post by John Butler
The decree is final and the divorced couple breathes a sigh of relief. They believe the issues are settled, the divorce is official and they are ready to get on with their lives. Then months or even years later, they are often taken aback to discover that new issues arise; unexpected circumstances bring new potential for conflict. Couples who initially hired attorneys and went to court during their divorce dread the cost, time and (more...)

Recognizing Child-Centered Divorce Month in January: An interview with Rosalind Sedacca

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What is International Child-Centered Divorce Month?
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 divorce.
January is International Child-Centered Divorce Month
In recognition of International Child-Centered Divorce Month divorce experts around the world will be providing free ebooks, video programs, coaching services, teleseminars and other gifts to divorcing and divorced or separated parents throughout January.
What is the (more...)

How To Love The Holidays…Even During Divorce

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For many of us, the holidays can feel dark, lonely, and stressful—especially if we are going through or recovering from divorce. And instead of looking forward to the beautiful decorations, the smell of baking pies, and holiday songs on the radio, we instead may feel triggered by sadness.
Moving on from divorce does not mean that we cannot enjoy the holidays. In fact, we can even make them better than ever before when we remember the following.
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Worthy’s Single Mom Holiday Gift Guide

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If you’re like me, you still have gift shopping to do so I wanted to share this Gift Guide for single mom’s from Worthy.com. I love the ideas in this guide … of course, I’m a little biased because Worthy asked me for my suggestions. In addition to my suggestions, there are wonderful recommendations from Emma Johnson, founder of WealthySingleMommy, Vikki Zieglar, star  of Bravo TV’s “Untying (more...)

January 9 Is Day People Start Affairs

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Some see the New Year as a new start, but others are applying that to their sex lives.
Gleeden, an online dating site for people looking to cheat, revealed the second week of January is their busiest time. Every year, the site sees an increase in user registration and activity.
January is also a popular month for divorce filings. It seems the holidays is a period of reflection for many who either decide to reboot their lives by (more...)

Alone For the Holidays: Support For Divorced Parents

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By Rosalind Sedacca, CDC
One of the saddest consequences of divorce for parents is the alone-time when your children are visiting their other parent. While short-term periods when the kids are away can be a welcome respite for an overscheduled single parent, for other parents the intervals between seeing the children can be long and lonely. The holiday season can be a particularly challenging time, especially when friends and neighbors are busy with their own family gatherings.
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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...)