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Apart, Not Broken

Recently I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Al Cole with “People of Distinction”.<p>In this interview I share the importance of fathers and how …

What Happens When Girls Marry Father Figures

The quality of the father-daughter relationship – good, damaged, or otherwise – profoundly impacts daughters in multiple ways. Many authors posit …

Divorce, Dating, and Life in Cute Shoes

Have you heard about NBC’s game show The Wall? If you are looking for a fun, addictive TV show the entire family can watch you have to check this …

The ABC’s of Cooperative Parenting

The ABC’s of Cooperative Parenting<p>Avoid useless conflicts<p>Be Flexible<p>Child first Parent Second<p>Dedicate yourself to Cooperative Parenting Strategies<p>Educate Yourself on the Laws in your state – Speak to an Attorney!<p>Follow Your Lawyer’s Advice<p>Go with the Flow (follow the needs of your children)<p>Hate Conflict (your children will agree with you if you do!)<p>Inform Your Ex of Goings on (Communicate!)<p>Judge Your Actions – Are you creating conflict? (Look in the Mirror)<p>Keep Lines of Communication Open<p>Learn …

Avoid Useless conflict: The A-Z guide to Cooperative Parenting

So You’re an Apple and You Married an Orange<p>The ABCs of resolving parent-child disputes<p>Chapter One: Avoid useless conflict<p>The term divorce, by way of …

Be Flexible – Excerpt from the A-Z guide to Cooperative Parenting

During my first year at Virginia Military Institute, I was required to take a boxing class. During the three-to-four month class, we would have …

Choose what you say – words matter. Excerpt from The A

<b>Choose the words you use when talking to your ex.</b><p>While it is true that sticks and bones can break your bones, words can irritate you to no end. …

Dedicate yourself – it takes effort to cooperate – A-Z guide to Cooperative Parenting

CHAPTER FOUR<p><i>COOPERATIVE PARENTING</i><p><i>WILL REQUIRE DESIRE,</i> <b>DEDICATION AND DEVOTION</b><p>According to Dr. Stahl mothers and fathers will parent their children …

Educate yourself to the laws in your state/country: Excerpt from A-Z Guide to Cooperative Parenting

Chapter Five: Educate yourself on the laws in your state<p>It makes little sense to begin talking to your ex about creating a parenting plan without …

Follow your lawyer’s advice – your paying them for a reason! – Excerpt from “The A-Z Guide to Cooperative Parenting”

Any lawyer will tell you that the best client is the one who listens and does what they are asked to do. It is important that you follow the advice …

Go with the Flow, See where it takes you – Excerpt from A-Z guide to Cooperative Parenting

<b>Go with the flow, see where it takes you.</b><p>Up until your divorce there was a certain routine to your life. Many parent’s routine during the marriage …

Hate conflict – conflict hurts kids: Excerpt from A-Z Guide to Cooperative Parenting

Prolonged conflict is like a cancer to your emotional state. If you cannot get a grip on how to handle disputes, the conflicts between you and your …

(Keep your child’s other parent) Informed….. Excerpt from A-Z guide to Cooperative Parenting

Poor communication skills are the main reason that many disputes erupt between parents who are involved in custody issues. If you do not tell your ex …

Judge your actions objectively – Excerpt from the A-Z guide to Cooperative Parenting

<b>Judge your individual actions with objectivity –</b> <b>use a mirror if need be to evaluate your actions.</b><p>A mirror is the best instrument in the world that …

(Always) Keep the lines of communication open. Excerpt from A-Z guide to Cooperative Parenting

<b>Keep the lines of communication open between yourself and your ex</b>.<p>Assume that husband and wife enter into an agreed divorce and work out a parenting …

Learn that conflict is caused when you fail to communicate. Excerpt from A-Z guide to Cooperative Parenting

A large percentage of my writings focus on parent’s need to learn better communication techniques so conflicts can be resolved. I will tell you that …

(To Try) Maintain Objectivity at all Times – Excerpt A-Z guide to Cooperative Parenting

<b>(Try to) Maintain objectivity at all times.</b><p>Before a dispute turns into a genuine conflict, both parent’s need to decide what action they want to take …

(When to use the word) No – An excerpt from the A-Z guide to Cooperative Parenting

<b>No is a totally acceptable word to say to your child’s other parent.</b> Saying no allows you the right to maintain proper boundaries and it might just …

Own the moment – An excerpt from the A-Z guide to Cooperative Parenting

<b>Own the moment, do not let others influence your decision making processes as to what you truly believe is in the best interest of your child.</b><p>From …

(Both) Parents are important to a child: Excerpt from A-Z guide to Cooperative Parenting

<b>(Interacting with both) Parents is important to a child.</b><p>Normally people are married for years prior to filing for divorce. It is during the time the …

Question the current system: An A-Z Guide to Cooperative Parenting

Chapter Seventeen: Question the current system<p>Read a Tony Robbins book. Do you believe that you can create your own reality, your own happiness, and …

Reason beats emotion every time: An excerpt from the A-Z Guide to Cooperative Parenting

Chapter Eighteen: Rely on reason rather than emotion<p>One of my favorite law school professors had a sign on his door that read, “Stop. Think. Leave.” …

Stay true to your word: An excerpt from A

<b>Stay true and constant to what you tell your ex, do not waffle</b>.<p>To avoid conflict, one must establish effective communication skills with one’s ex. …

Thanksgiving Friday’s – An excerpt from the A-Z Guide to Cooperative Parenting.

<b>Thanksgiving Friday</b>s<p>A major source of stress for divorce families is how the parents will visit their children during the holidays. Families look …