Things Divorced Parents Should Never Do or Say

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

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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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Divorced Couples Planning A Bar/Bat Mitzvah

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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 a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, what's supposed to be a really fun, happy occasion can become another source of stre...

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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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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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