Child Custody – Why You Don’t Want the Judge to Decide

When parents can’t agree on child custody and visitation, their first instinct is to “take the other parent to court.” Many parents seem to think that if the other parent won’t agree to their demands, the court will automatically...

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Your Child Cares More About Their Dad Than Child Support

If your children had a choice–to receive child support or spend lots of quality time with daddy and building a relationship with him–I’m pretty certain, in most cases, Dad is the winner. — Children don’t care about child support. In fact,...

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How to Bring Your New Significant Other Into The Picture

When parents are not in a romantic relationship with each other, it’s inevitable that one or both of them will eventually move on and start dating someone else. — Out of all of the things divided families must adjust to, many...

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3 Tips to Picking Your Co-Parenting Battles Wisely

We often want to win, just for the sake of winning. I think it’s a natural human tendency. But at what cost? — Have you ever gotten into a heated argument with someone, only to later realize that the thing you were...

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Fathers: 7 Tips to Step Your Parenting Game UP This School Year

Being involved in your child’s education is imperative for their success. — Summer vacation has ended or is quickly coming to an end for most children across the country. As we gear up for the start of the new school year,...

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Happy Father’s Day to All the Single Moms???

"Happy Father's Day to all of the single moms who play both roles" "Happy Father's Day to the moms who wear both hats" are two things that we hear and see each year on Father's Day. And, while I understand...

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Father’s Rights: Do you Know them?

The past few years, the statement: “She won't let me see my son/daughter.” (“she” referring to the child's mother) has frequently been used by men when talking about their children. Usually, when I hear this statement, I ask: “And what...

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A Broke Parent Does not Equal a Deadbeat Parent

The term “deadbeat” (usually referenced when speaking of a “deadbeat dad”) is overused and if you ask me, misused.  Whenever I hear someone call a parent a deadbeat, I usually ask: "What makes them a deadbeat?"  The response is usually...

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The Deadbeat Dad: Should He Pay or Should He Go?

In my book, “The Business of Co-Parenting-for single moms,” there’s a segment called “Should he pay or should he go?”  In this part of the book, I discuss how for some people, the pursuit of child support could make...

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Why it’s so Important to Know and Watch who you Allow Around Your Child

Far too often, innocent children are abused and/or intentionally killed by those they or their parents know, love, and trust.  Statistics show that abuse is more commonly committed by someone the child/family knows than by strangers. The case is no...

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