Trying To Celebrate The Holidays During Divorce


December 5th, 2023 . Jackie Pilossoph

Ask anyone who is divorced and he or she will tell you that the pain it causes can sometimes feel unbearable. Then add in the holidays—especially that first Christmas or Hanukkah and New Years after a separation. It's very very hard. Trying to cele...

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What is Reunification Therapy and How Does it Work?


October 3rd, 2023 . Jenna Noble and Monique Mason

What is Reunification therapy? Reunification Therapy (RT) is often court-ordered for separated or divorced families, where there is a favored parent and a rejected parent. The goal of reunification therapy is to restore a disrupted parent-child relat...

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A Checklist For Divorced Moms On Father’s Day


June 16th, 2023 . Jackie Pilossoph

There are only a few guarantees when it comes to most divorce cases. Two of them include: Mom gets the kids on Mother’s Day and Dad gets them on Father’s Day. I’d have to bet it’s written that way in almost every divorce decree, not including...

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The Gift of Motherhood: Countless Gifts, Actually


May 11th, 2023 . Jackie Pilossoph

How is it even possible to put into words the gift of motherhood? In honor of Mother’s Day, I’m going to try.   I’ll start with the day I gave birth to my now 21-year-old son. The first time I took him in my arms, I got my first gift...

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How to be a Successful Single Mother: Handle It


May 9th, 2023 . Jackie Pilossoph

My late father was one of the wisest people I have ever known. Among his countless displays of knowledge and perception was his ability to counsel this single mom. When I was going through my divorce, I would call him and tell him about a problem I w...

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