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November 2012 Archives

Good son-in-laws may have better marriages

Whether Thanksgiving was your first foray into life with potential in-laws, or if it was just another pleasurably miserable experience with your spouse's family, one thing is for certain: for a marriage to last, extended family members must get along.

Good son-in-laws may have better marriages

Whether Thanksgiving was your first foray into life with potential in-laws, or if it was just another pleasurably miserable experience with your spouse's family, one thing is for certain: for a marriage to last, extended family members must get along.

Why you should consider a parenting plan

Parenting plans may seem like a very tedious and unconventional way of maintaining a relationship between parents and children, but it becomes an unfortunate reality for parents mired in disputes over exchanges, time with extended families or participation in extracurricular activities.

Why you should consider a parenting plan

Parenting plans may seem like a very tedious and unconventional way of maintaining a relationship between parents and children, but it becomes an unfortunate reality for parents mired in disputes over exchanges, time with extended families or participation in extracurricular activities.

How to give thanks during Thanksgiving

Last month we discussed how the holiday season can be a stressful, emotional and contentious time for divorced and separated spouses. Now that the week of Thanksgiving is upon us, it is worth noting again that the holiday season is for good tidings and cheer, not for fighting over parenting time. Of course, this is easy to say in the abstract, but it is critically important given that children form lifelong impressions during the holiday season. With that, we will revisit our tips...as they apply to Thanksgiving.

How to give thanks during Thanksgiving

Last month we discussed how the holiday season can be a stressful, emotional and contentious time for divorced and separated spouses. Now that the week of Thanksgiving is upon us, it is worth noting again that the holiday season is for good tidings and cheer, not for fighting over parenting time. Of course, this is easy to say in the abstract, but it is critically important given that children form lifelong impressions during the holiday season. With that, we will revisit our tips...as they apply to Thanksgiving.

Divorce rate for baby boomers increasing

Baby boomers have been traditionally skeptical of how younger generations live together before marriage. They also have scoffed at people who marry for selfish reasons, as well as those who give up on marriage too quickly. To older Americans, the vow "till death do us part" should be taken seriously as a time-honored tradition even in 2012.

Divorce rate for baby boomers increasing

Baby boomers have been traditionally skeptical of how younger generations live together before marriage. They also have scoffed at people who marry for selfish reasons, as well as those who give up on marriage too quickly. To older Americans, the vow "till death do us part" should be taken seriously as a time-honored tradition even in 2012.

E-mails uncover CIA Director's extramarital affair

According to a number of reports, former general David Petraeus has resigned from his post as direct of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) after reports of an extramarital affair became public. Petraeus had assumed the post from Leon Panetta after he took over as Secretary of Defense.

E-mails uncover CIA Director's extramarital affair

According to a number of reports, former general David Petraeus has resigned from his post as direct of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) after reports of an extramarital affair became public. Petraeus had assumed the post from Leon Panetta after he took over as Secretary of Defense.

Ohio Parental visitation directive to explore best practices

A new parental visitation initiative has been launched that will help unmarried parents maintain relationships with their children after the romantic relationship (between parents) ends. The project is entitled Parenting Time Opportunities for Children to the 12th Power (PTOC12). It will be funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Ohio Parental visitation directive to explore best practices

A new parental visitation initiative has been launched that will help unmarried parents maintain relationships with their children after the romantic relationship (between parents) ends. The project is entitled Parenting Time Opportunities for Children to the 12th Power (PTOC12). It will be funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

How to Protect Your Custody Position Before You Get to Court

Custody disputes are often raw emotional battles over which parent is best suited to care for a child. This usually boils down to fundamental differences in parenting styles. One parent may be a strict disciplinarian who believes children should be raised only in a certain way, while the other might be a more liberal guardian who believes in going "with the flow".

How to Protect Your Custody Position Before You Get to Court

Custody disputes are often raw emotional battles over which parent is best suited to care for a child. This usually boils down to fundamental differences in parenting styles. One parent may be a strict disciplinarian who believes children should be raised only in a certain way, while the other might be a more liberal guardian who believes in going "with the flow".

How to Avoid Surprises with Post Decree Debt

Divorcees want to rid themselves of their former spouse, as well their financial entanglements with him (or her) as soon as possible. In the midst of splitting up, many divorcees misunderstand an important aspect of their financial obligation that can continue even after the divorce is finalized.

How to Avoid Surprises with Post Decree Debt

Divorcees want to rid themselves of their former spouse, as well their financial entanglements with him (or her) as soon as possible. In the midst of splitting up, many divorcees misunderstand an important aspect of their financial obligation that can continue even after the divorce is finalized.

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