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How to Cope When a Coparent Moves Far Away

Published on April 6th, 2015 | by Voula Plagakis

What can you do to help your child maintain the connection? When my son’s father moved from Montreal, Canada to the U.S. Midwest, our weekly visitation arrangements wouldn’t work—dad was now two plane rides away. Having ... Read More


My Kid Doesn’t Want to Spend the Night at My House!

Published on March 10th, 2015 | by Linda Garcia Rose

ASK LINDA, PSYCHOTHERAPIST, SINGLE MOM: After I split with my son’s mother two years ago, we “theoretically” agreed to co-parenting. However, my son, who is now nine years old, hasn’t wanted to spend the night at my house. ... Read More


Adopting Changed My Life

Published on February 14th, 2015 | by Jenine Holmes

One woman’s adventures in single-parent adoption. There’s little more that I love more than a party. The drinks. The chit-chat. The music. The connection. I once drove six hours to attend a shindig in Maryland. I ... Read More


Rocking the life we have

Published on February 13th, 2015 | by Sarah Tuttle-Singer

Three years ago, at the cosmic height of my marriage’s end, I started highlighting my hair, wearing skinny jeans, and painting my nails black. “What, you think you’re Ke$ha all of a sudden?” my ex asked while ... Read More


Family Dinners, Post-Divorce

Published on February 22nd, 2013 | by Annette Powers

Sticking together as a family has gone from painful to joyful My ex-husband and I had only been separated for five months when we signed up our 21-month-old son for his first music class. The class ... Read More

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