A new school year can be exciting for kids in Colorado as they buy new supplies, plan to reunite with friends and sign up for new activities. This is also a good time for divorced parents to review their parenting plan and make changes according to everyone's new schedules.
Successful co-parenting after divorce is easier said than done. Even though you have the best intentions, your ex-spouse may make it difficult to stay the course.
Genetic research intended to reveal markers about hereditary illnesses has apparently had an unexpected -- and profound -- impact on some families.
When you choose to have children with your spouse, you probably don't think about what will happen if you eventually end your marriage. Most couples conceive their children when they still foresee spending the rest of their life with their spouse.
For too many people, co-parenting tends to be fraught with frustration and communication breakdowns. For those who are annoyed the other parent isn't responding to your texts or calls, that lack of cooperation probably highlights the reason you are not together. Stuff like that can also be a huge emotional trigger.
Research tends to point to shortened academic careers for children in divorced families. According to a new study, wealth does not appear to provide a complete counterbalance. Instead, UCLA researchers suggest it may be that financially stable families suffer disproportional academic setbacks.
According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Colorado is highest divorce rate in the country. While the numbers have gone down significantly within the last decade, there will still be plenty of difficult separations in 2019 bound to affect thousands of families.
If you are a parent who is going through a divorce, the topic of child custody is likely to arise. It is a good idea to be prepared for this conversation by having a full understanding of the different types of child custody and a general idea of what type you would like to advocate for.
Divorce is often hard on everyone involved, but it can be especially difficult for children. In an effort to provide less disruption for the children, some divorced couples are trying 'nesting.' This creative approach to life after divorce involves the divorced parents sharing use of the family home and a studio apartment, taking turns caring for the children who remain consistently in the family home. When it is not a parent's turn to stay in the family home with the children, he or she stays in the apartment. Essentially, the parents rotate houses instead of the children.
There are about 15 calls to U.S. domestic violence hotlines per minute, according to The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. That means tens of thousands of people fear for their safety every day from a romantic partner or parent.