Five Reliable Ways to Tell You’re Emotionally Ready For Dating After Divorce

One of the most common questions regarding dating after a divorce is: “How will I know when I’m ready to date?” It’s important to note that time plays a minimal role in answering this question. Every situation is different and each person has their own healing process to go through. It takes some much longer …

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Five Online Dating Tips Every Woman Should Know

(This post is not sponsored or affiliated with Match.com; I’m just sharing our story!) I was a divorced mom of three children–three children from two different fathers. One father was my ex-husband, and my daughter’s father was no longer in our life. I worked full-time, and could spare maybe one date night a week. Oh, …

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Building a Relationship Is More Powerful Than Discipline—Advice Every Stepparent Needs

(Note: While the focus of this post is stepparent and child relationships, the same can be said for and applied to any new adult/child relationship–child care providers, teachers, nanny, etc. Read on!) You’ve likely been at a park with your children and seen a child you’ve never met misbehaving. Maybe they’re throwing rocks at other …

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Why You Need Flexible Schedules in a 50/50 Co-Parenting Plan

Let me start by stating that I fully understand if you are co-parenting with a partner that does not compromise with you. Trust me when I say that my co-parenting situation with my ex-husband has not always been cooperative. It’s taken a lot of effort and adaptation on both of our parts to get to the cooperation …

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Better Co-Parenting: Children’s Belongings After Divorce

A few weeks ago, I volunteered for my son’s school field trip. When I arrived, I stood in a group of several other parent volunteers. We talked as we waited for the bus to arrive with the children, and we quickly discovered that all of us were divorced. The discussion quickly turned to what seems to …

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