Can Single Moms have Balance? Your thoughts…..

Can working moms juggle career and family and still find time for themselves? Finding balance needn’t be a dream. It’s 6:30 pm when you finally arrive home, having rushed out the front door at the crack of dawn. You’ve had an exhausting day at the office but had to collect your son from rugby practice Read More

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Separation Anxiety, Your Child and You

If you ever doubt whether you’re a super-important person, try walking away from your toddler when she appears engrossed in dot art markers. What seemed to be a carefree child will immediately morph into a howling, anxiety-filled kiddo wholly dependent on you for safety, companionship, and a general purpose in life. Honestly, this is often nice, especially if Read More

7 Great co-parenting tips

“I saw the texts Dad sent you last night,” my eldest son said to me recently. He hung his head sadly. We had amended our parenting time schedule to accommodate some work travel for me, and I was planning to take my son to lunch on his birthday since I wouldn’t see him that day. Read More

Stop Competing With Your Ex

It is possible to create a healthy coparenting relationship for the sake of your kids—but it may require some new thinking. Let’s explore some of the old ways of viewing things, along with the subtle mental shifts that can help you create a more effective coparenting relationship, starting with competition. In order to parent well together, you’ll need to Read More

6 Reasons Why People Cheat In Relationships

One cannot control the actions and thoughts of another person – only their own. Although most people understand this on principle, the moment they discover their partner is cheating on them, they’re likely to have a massive emotional explosion. They feel hurt, betrayed, confused, and angry all at the same time. Their feelings are understandable Read More

The 9 Worst Mistakes Stepparents Make

Being a stepparent just may be the hardest familial role to play and no matter how hard you try, there is no guarantee of creating one big, happy Brady Bunchish family. Stepparenting is a delicate dance, says clinical psychologist Ramani Durvasula, PhD. It is all about communicating and understanding that blended families can have complicated Read More

5 tips for first-time step moms/ parents

Sometimes the perfect man you’ve been waiting for has a child, and tackling this for the first time can be overwhelming. Here are tips to make sure you don’t end up being called the evil stepmom.  1. Start slow One of the biggest mistakes you can ever make is expecting your relationship to be perfect Read More