Divorce and Children: 5 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids


May 10th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

When it comes to divorce and children, Dr. Cassandra Friedman, Ph.D, LCPC, CADC has seen and heard her share of stories. Friedman has been an adolescent, adult and family therapist for 30 years, whose patients include dozens of children with divorced...

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Co-Parenting Tips: The Way You Talk to Your Ex Could Make a Difference


April 24th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

Ask any divorced man or woman, “Do you get along with your ex?” and you will probably get that familiar eye roll. It’s sad, but the reality is, most divorced couples struggle when it comes to communicating. Here are nine tips for talking to you...

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Divorce and Children: How to Answer Those Tough Questions They Ask


April 10th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

When it comes to divorce and children, there is nothing more gut-wrenchingly sad than when your child, wide-eyed and hopeful, asks you this question: “Are you and dad ever going to get back together?” These and other divorce questions from kid...

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


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


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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