Tag: Divorce

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  • Why You Shouldn't Grant Your Teen a Divorce

    "I'm afraid I might just disappear"

    In my early twenties I facilitated a workshop with middle schoolers around the theme of courage. The teachers warned me that one student might be a bit difficult to deal with. “She’s always acting out and challenging authority,” one of the teachers said.

    The workshop went along uneventfully until one of the... 

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  • "But Dad said I could!" Discipline Tips for Divorced Parents

    “I asked mom and she already said it was okay for me to go out with my friends tonight.”

    “But dad never makes me do my homework before I play video games!”

    Sound familiar? Parenting across two households can be a real challenge. Working through the pain of ending a committed relationship into a working relationship that benefits our... 

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  • Kids need consistency

    I’ve been divorced for 5 yrs.  I’m trying to set limits and be consistent, but my kids spend half their time with their father who doesn’t have any limits.  What can I do?

    Sadly, this is a question that I hear more and more frequently. Children need consistency. Parents who fail to provide this do not do their children any... 

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