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How to Negotiate for Your Children’s College Costs During a Divorce

We love this guest article, written by Dr. Shokohi. It provides loads of important information for parents who are preparing for a divorce. College costs are always a difficult (and scary topic), but financial planning for college can become even more complicated once you are divorced. Who is going to pay when the big tuition …

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How to Talk to Your Children About the Financial Realities of Divorce

You want to give your children everything their hearts desire, but after a divorce, your financial situation is likely to face major strains. While you were married you were able to take your children on nice vacations each year, buy them designer label clothes, pay for personal music or sports lessons, and afford a special …

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The Kids Are Just Fine

How much do parents need to worry that divorce will have a long term negative effect on their children? Fortunately, far less than you think. Research shows that the vast majority of children weather divorce safely.

Do Women Have to Pay Child Support to Their Husbands?

My husband was downsized from his job six years ago. We’d been paying an arm and a leg for childcare for our two young children, so we made the decision that he would stay home and care for them full time. In the meantime, my career took off. That was great for our bank accounts, …

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Should I Keep the House After Divorce for the Sake of the Kids?

Getting a divorce might be the right thing to do, but it will have a big effect on your children’s lives, creating uncertainty and possibly triggering a range of negative reactions. To lower the trauma of family change, you may want to stay in your current home, especially if you have primary custody of the …

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Comfort for Kids Dealing with Divorce

How does divorce look from a child’s point of view? Even if life has not been rosy at home for some time, children may be very afraid of what the end of their parents’ marriage will mean for them.

Helping Children Adjust to Divorce

What can you do to lessen the long lasting effects your divorce will have on your children? Over a million children experience the divorce of their parents each year, and the trauma usually begins with distress in the home long before there is an actual separation and divorce.

What to Tell the Kids When You Divorce

It’s normal for parents to feel uncertain about how to give their children the right support through divorce or separation. Although it may be unknown territory, you can help your kids emerge from it feeling loved, confident, and strong.

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