Newly Separated and Your Child’s Birthday Falls On Your Ex’s Day

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August 24th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

One of the many very difficult aspects of being newly separated is dealing with child custody agreements, and not being able to see your kids every day. I can remember crying hysterically the first night my kids slept out of the house. Just 3 and 5 b...

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Tips on How To Talk To Kids About Sex

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August 21st, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

In this week's Love Essentially, published yesterday in Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press, I offer tips on how to talk to kids about sex.   How to Talk To Your Kids About Sex   by Jackie Pilossoph A close friend of mine recently told m...

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17 Things to Say To Your Kids After You Drop The Divorce Bomb

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June 16th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

One of the most heartbreaking and difficult aspects of a divorce is telling the kids. Not a child of divorce myself, I can’t pretend to know how it would feel to be so young and innocent and have your heart shattered when you hear shocking news tha...

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From Facials to Food Stamps: Financial Divorce Advice from a Single Mom

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May 26th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

I want to offer financial divorce advice in the form of the inspirational story of Andrea Foreman, who went from successful, wealthy bachelorette to divorced, single mom standing in line for food stamps. Here is Andrea’s story. We hope it will educ...

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Divorce Advice: Choosing Selflessness Over Bitterness

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February 23rd, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

Wait till you read the comment below that Divorced Girl Smiling received from a divorced woman. I want to use her story to offer what I think is valuable divorce advice. I’m reading all your stories and some of have very valid points but some do...

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