What’s challenging all year long gets lit up in bright, twinkly lights this season of each year after divorce. How do we get our kids through well and still enjoy the season?   “It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s the hap-happiest season of all!”   The songs really do make it sound […]

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Because of the way our boys are made, there are specific things they need from us as parents that looks a little different than girls and their needs. This is especially important to note when big transitions and life’s emotional earthquakes hit – and for a little boy, separation and divorce certainly register on the […]

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Sometimes our child’s words are telling us one thing and their voices another. It’s hard to know what to believe but never more important than when you are worried about them and their adjustment post divorce, it seems.   “I’m fine.”   “It’s fine, really.”   “You know, maybe I’ll change my mind, but today […]

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Ultimately, we want all of our children to keep growing, learning, and maturing until they are fully functioning and healthy adults. This is possible, even as we make countless mistakes as parents or have to usher our sweet girls through inevitable hardships.   For whatever reason, I always thought we would have daughters. There were […]

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