The Dreaded Mediation

The Dreaded Mediation

I know you all have been waiting with bated breath to hear what happened at my recent mediation appointment. I’m happy to report that it went much better than I expected. And as a bonus, (although I felt like it), I did not punch the Goblin King. As we entered the mediation, the parenting coordinator Read More

When Life Hands You Asshats...

When Life Hands You Asshats…

Shannon Bradley Colleary, The Woman Formerly Known as Beautiful, has dealt with her share of asshats in her life.  In fact, she could write a book.  (Actually, she is writing a book).  Luckily for Shannon, she’s used those experiences, and moved on – and she’ll be sharing what she’s learned with us in her book. Read More

Not all wounds are visible: Insights into marriage with a narcissist 1

Coparenting: When Back to School Means Back to Conflict

The problem with negotiating a “one-size fits all” parenting agreement is that it’s impossible to anticipate what types of changes the children are going to experience as they get older.  The after summer transition to a new grade can be particularly trying as both parents try to adapt to new teachers, more homework, different lunches, Read More

Not all wounds are visible: Insights into marriage with a narcissist 1

Co-Parenting with a High Conflict Ex

There’s one thing that you don’t really think about when you’re in a high conflict marriage and you want to get out. If you have kids chances are if you do “get out” you’ll still be stuck “in” because you’re a parent. Read my article about co-parenting with a high conflict ex on DivorcedMoms.com.  Follow Read More