Tips for Divorced Couples Planning Your Child’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah or other kid events

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April 5th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

A Bar/Bat Mitzvah is a truly happy occasions, a milestone, and a time when parents beam with pride and joy. But for many divorced couples, planning the event can turn what's supposed to be a really fun, happy occasion into another source of stress, a...

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Gwyneth Paltrow Divorce: Her Single Mother Comments

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March 29th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

The first time I heard about the Gwyneth Paltrow divorce was when I was watching the news and heard about some comments she made about being a new single mother. Here is a quote from Paltrow from an article in USA Today: "I think it's different...

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Divorce and Children: 4 Ways they might React and How to Handle It

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March 24th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

This blog post on divorce and children by Rebecca Kieffer, Child Therapist for North Shore Pediatric Therapy doesn't need much of an introduction, except to say that I really wish I'd have had information like this when I was first separated. I think...

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Coping With Divorce: When Your Kids are With Your Ex and You’re Home Alone

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January 21st, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

If someone asked me what the hardest part of divorce was at the beginning, right after my ex moved out, I would say it was the nights my kids were at dad’s. I would go to bed and wake up in an eerily quiet house and I hated it so much. Coping with ...

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Children and Divorce: Ever Hear of the Children’s Bill of Rights?

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January 10th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

When it comes to children and divorce, did you know that there's a Children's Bill of Rights? It was established in 1998 by the American Association of Matrimonial Lawyers. My interpretation is that is was written to help kids in really bad divorce c...

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