Co-Parenting Is No Picnic. Want Some Co-Parenting tips?

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September 22nd, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

Co-parenting can be extremely difficult at times. I know this first hand. That's why when therapist, mediator and divorce coach, Paulette Janus offered her guest post that includes co-parenting tips, I was all over it. It's sad. You have these child...

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Divorce Advice: Don’t be Surprised or Hurt When Your Kids Choose Dad

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September 6th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

I have some divorce advice that I think any divorced parent will truly appreciate. It has to do with parenting schedules, in other words, the times the kids are with you and the times they are with your ex. If I had to pick the hardest part of adj...

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Children and Divorce: Helping Children Grieve It

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September 4th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

Lauren Bondy (pictured on the right) is a therapist I met last year when I was writing my first column for North Shore Mom in the Northbrook Tower. I instantly bonded with Lauren (no pun intended) and found her so easy to talk to, so knowledgeabl...

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Co-parenting and School: Do you have a co-parenting curriculum?

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August 29th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

Last night I attended curriculum night at my son’s junior high. Listening to the school principal and all the teachers speak put me into a little bit of shock. Forget the fact that I was thinking it was just yesterday that I dropped off my son at p...

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9 Characters who Played Single Moms and the Gifts they Gave Us

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July 13th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

Growing up watching One Day at a Time, the concept of single moms was so foreign to me. I was a in grade school, and never dreamed I’d end up in Anne Romano’s shoes. No, I’m not dating my divorce attorney, and no, I don’t have a building supe...

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