Successful Co-parenting Starts With Better Conversations

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January 13th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

Successful co-parenting can be challenging for divorced couples, especially if there are feelings of anger, resentment and hurt lingering. This is a great guest post by family law attorney and mediator, Rachel Moore, who offers tips on how to communi...

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The Real Face Of Divorce

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December 8th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

The idea to write this blog post stemmed from episode one of season two of "Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce," a drama/comedic series on Bravo. A really good scene in the episode involves its main character, Abby McCarthy (a divorced writer…hmmm sound...

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Going Through An Unfair Divorce?

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November 4th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

Ever have one of those days when everything seems totally unfair? Of course you have if you are going through a divorce, especially an unfair divorce.   I talked to a woman yesterday who has a full time job and is struggling to pay her bil...

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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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