Friday, September 26, 2014


Perfect example of why PRO SE divorce can be the best option for a couple.  **pro se = without attorneys

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Friday, September 19, 2014


A funny, quirky one for this Friday.

"Families are like fudge - mostly sweet with a few nuts." - unknown

Friday, September 12, 2014


In remembrance of yesterday's 13th anniversary of September 11, I believe the following quotes are inspirational in paying tribute to those victims as well as reminding us to live our best life and to give respect to those we love and once loved.

“Even the smallest act of service, the simplest act of kindness, is a way to honor those we lost, a way to reclaim that spirit of unity that followed 9/11.”
- President Obama
“If we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is short and there is no time for hate.”
- Sandy Dahl, wife of Flight 93 pilot Jason Dahl

Monday, September 8, 2014

Family Mediation - Wedding Crashers Style

Perhaps your Monday needs a little laughter... Enjoy this hilarious clip from Wedding Crashers. Although I am NOT endorsing this method of family mediating, it sure does make me laugh.

** Explicit words included - don't show this to your kids.

Friday, September 5, 2014


In honor of a comic legend, here's to not taking yourself so seriously, no matter what life throws at you: "Never be afraid to laugh at yourself, after all, you could be missing out on the joke of the century." - Joan Rivers

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Co-Parenting Tips from the Today Show

A segment on the Today Show this morning briefly discusses co-parenting gone wrong.  A Today Show follower states that "my husband is better with the kids than I am and it worries me that he doesn't respect me as a mom." This topic is relevant for ALL parents, those who are married and those who are not. Co-Parenting takes practice, lots of it! And if one parent feels that their parenting strategies are not being respected and followed by the other parent, then a problem quickly arises. Children need structure from both parents and more importantly, they need consistency.  If this issue sounds familiar in your life as a parent, then take a moment to reflect on the problem, have a sit down discussion with your co-parent (be it your spouse, boyfriend/girlfriend, or ex) and come to a resolution on how to develop one parenting style that does not compromise one over the other, but perhaps blends them together.  A family mediator has the skills to listen to both sides and create a mutual, middle ground that both parents can adhere to. 

Watch the Today Show clip below. Listen closely for the key word - MEDIATE!
(Clip starts at minute 4:15 and ends at 6:15)