The Blended Family: Advantages and Disadvantages


March 22nd, 2024 . Katherine E. Miller and Jackie Pilossoph

The blended family. It sounds so perfect. After all, the Brady Bunch seemed pretty happy, didn’t they? What the iconic seventies sitcom never showed us was that Mrs. Brady almost assuredly got on the boys’ nerves, at times, and the girls probably...

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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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