National Child Abuse Prevention Month 2018
03/30/18

What You Can Do if You Suspect Child Abuse With April quickly approaching, so is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.  As I emphasize all year […]

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Why Spanking is Never the Right Choice
02/28/18

I have been a passionate advocate of alternative disciplinary methods for years now, because I have seen the effects firsthand of how corporal punishment can […]

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New Illinois Law Places a Priority on Pets in 2018 Divorce Cases
01/10/18

As of January 1, 2018, custody of pets in divorce cases will now be given more careful consideration by judges. Previously, pets had been treated […]

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It’s Never Too Early to Begin Preparing for the Holiday Season, Especially for Divorced Families
09/20/17

One of the most difficult times of the year for divorced or divorcing families is the holiday season. The holidays are about spending time with […]

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Back-to-School Tips for Divorced Parents: It’s Not Too Soon to do Your Homework and Make a Game Plan
07/26/17

Transitions are always difficult for divorced families, as new schedules and obligations can disrupt mutually agreed-upon rules and practices. Just like summer break, the start […]

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How to Successfully Co-Parent This Summer
06/13/17

The school year is coming to a close, which means summer is right around the corner. This is an exciting time for the kids, but […]

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Memorial Day Weekend Provokes Questions About Holiday Visitation
05/23/17

With Memorial Day weekend just around the corner, visitation issues and scheduling can be a bit complicated for parents struggling through a divorce or who […]

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Five Steps You Can Take to Prevent Child Abuse
04/03/17

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and it should be everyone’s duty to educate themselves on the issue. In 2008, I was appointed by […]

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Divorced Parents
01/04/17

With the start of the New Year, people across the nation are resolving to make changes that will improve their lives in 2017. Although studies […]

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Enjoy This Holiday Season Despite Your Divorce
12/05/16

Enjoy This Holiday Season Despite Your Divorce Divorces can be tough on families with children, but it is especially difficult during the holiday season. The […]

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