Tag Archives: Children of Divorce

When Going Through a Divorce, Who’s Responsible for Your Children’s College Education?

Jar of money sitting next to college books.
When you are starting to go down the path of divorce, there are many things to keep in mind, especially when you have children. No matter your children’s current age, you and your partner should plan for their future. One never knows if their future will include college or beyond. When you are paying child support, your payments can be… Read More

Creating a Holiday Schedule for the Kids During (and After) Divorce

Young boy and girl sitting down with white lights behind them.
With the holidays in full swing, we often see couples who are divorcing struggle with the all-time stressful seasonal question – Who gets the kids for the holidays? It’s one of the top questions that comes up during the collaborative divorce process. Our team of professionals– divorce coaches, mental health therapists and child specialists–along with input from the couple and… Read More

Nesting: A Child Centered Solution

Big sister hugging little brother while sitting on chair.
The most common concern I hear from divorcing parents is “will our children be ok?” They also frequently want to know what the best parenting plan is. My answer is always that if there was a perfect parenting plan, we would all be using it, but there isn’t. However, the best parenting plan is the one you can both agree… Read More

Adult Children and Divorce

Mother consoling daughter.
Gray Divorce, divorce over the age of fifty, doubled between 1990 and 2010 and is expected to triple by 2030.  This means there are a lot of adult children who are experiencing divorce as their parents move on from each other. Adult children experience a wide range of emotions as their parents separate, sell the family home, start dating new… Read More

When Going Through A Divorce Who’s Responsible for Your Children’s College Education? – Join Us for Divorce Options San Diego Workshop, September 18

Your child’s college education is an important part of your divorce process. It is one of the many financial aspects that need to be discussed with your collaborative divorce team.  Join us on September 18 to learn what steps you should take to help pay for your child’s college education. Learn more about our workshops and RSVP here.… Read More

How To Help Your Kids Through the Anxiety of Divorce

Mother hugging little boy with teddy bear.
When you find yourself going through a divorce, you are busy dealing with your emotional well-being. However, it’s also imperative not to overlook your children’s emotional well-being, no matter their age. When you choose to utilize the collaborative divorce process, you and your spouse will have a child mental health specialist available to you who is versed in helping with… Read More

Divorce and Your Children’s Emotional Health – Join Us for Divorce Options San Diego Workshop, April 3

Little girl sitting on moms lap playing patty cake
Going through a divorce is difficult, especially when children are involved.  With professional help, you will be able to help your kids through your divorce. Join us on April 3 to learn tips on how you can help your children through your divorce. Learn more about our workshops and RSVP here.… Read More

Child Custody in a Collaborative Divorce

2020 was a trying year. One thing that may stood out to you the most is the need to begin the divorce process. And with that decision, your children are part of your decision to seek a marital dissolution. Your children are the best part of your marital journey, and you want to preserve and keep intact what you can,… Read More

Helping Children of Divorce Through the Holiday Season

Children holding holiday cookies
For children who are part of a family where divorce has occurred, the holidays are filled with many emotions and may be hard to navigate through. Here are some suggestions to help your children get through the holiday season: Don’t ignore the emotions that they are feeling due to the divorce Be willing to listen without judgment Don’t speak negatively… Read More

Who Gets the Kids for Holiday Vacation?

Mother with son and daughter (wearing Santa hats) on lap reading a Christmas story.
When you are in the middle of getting divorced and have kids, if you are not careful, they can have a stressful holiday vacation. It is not healthy for a child to be thrust into the middle of a divorce and forced to pick sides or choose who they stay with during the Thanksgiving and Christmas vacations. But, when you… Read More