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5 tips to win at reading to your children

Reading aloud to your children can encourage a love of reading while having educational, social and emotional benefits for your child. This study outlines how you can make reading to your children an enriching experience for all. Reading to your child is one of the most successful ways of instilling a love of reading in them. Read More

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Co-Parenting Tips for Divorced Parents-Making Joint Custody Work After a Divorce

Co-parenting after a split is rarely easy, especially if you have a contentious relationship with your ex-partner. You may be concerned about your ex’s parenting abilities, stressed about child support or other financial issues, feel worn down by conflict, or think you’ll never be able to overcome all the resentments in your relationship. But co-parenting Read More

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WHEN YOU CANNOT CO-PARENT

In a good-enough divorce, exes work through feelings of anger, betrayal and loss and arrive at a place of acceptance. Frustrations over the other parent’s values and choices are contained and pushed aside, making space for the Holy Grail of post-divorce life: effective co-parenting. Co-parenting is possible only when both exes support their children’s need Read More

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When Divorced Parents Do Not Communicate

Background The divorce was ordered 8 years ago. Both parents are co-holders of parental responsibilities and rights. Parent A had primary care/Residency of the children (11 and 8) and the standard visitation schedule was in place. Parent A refused to communicate with parent B and frustrated/refused contact as far as possible. Systematic bad-mouthing from parent Read More

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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

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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

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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