Category Archives: parenting skills

THE NEW WAYS PARENT-CHILD TALK: How To Talk To Your Child About Transitioning to Living in Two Homes by Bill Eddy, LCSW, ESQ. When parents separate, having a talk with your children that includes some or all of the following may … Continue reading

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Pat knew divorce was inevitable. It was a matter of WHEN? After the children are past the age of 5? 8? 10? 14? They had all tried to keep the family together, but they were individually coming apart at the … Continue reading

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This is a question which would have been unheard of until very recently. Yet various trends today indicate that it may be time to seriously consider such a question. Part I of this article explains how today’s Family Court clients … Continue reading

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Excerpt from the book “Don’t Alienate the Kids! Raising Resilient Children While Avoiding High-Conflict Divorce” Reasonable parents are faced with a serious dilemma when separating from or divorcing a high-conflict parent. On one hand, it might seem best to totally … Continue reading

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Now that I’ve seen Divorce Corp, the movie, I can see more clearly it’s analysis of Family Court and the problems with the movie itself. It takes a sledgehammer approach to Family Court – especially judges, lawyers and custody evaluators. … Continue reading

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Oh, Brother! Many families worldwide have an HCP who still depends on other family members as an adult to solve their routine personal problems – and angrily blames them when they don’t do it the way the HCP wants. I’m … Continue reading

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I just finished reading an article about best parenting skills, based on a large research study, in the latest issue of Scientific American Mind. It has some interesting results, which surprised me and also got me to thinking about the … Continue reading

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