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Whether you are newly separated or you are facing your first holiday season as a divorced person, being a parent and sharing your children during the holiday season can be tricky. Oftentimes, both parents want to spend time with their … Continue reading

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It is estimated that about 42 percent of marriages end in divorce, and there are many factors that can lead a couple to call it quits. In some cases, spouses simply realize that they are or have become incompatible. Other … Continue reading

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There is no question that divorce is already a difficult and painful process. Couples with children have an even more challenging road ahead of them. Parents must not only come to terms with the end of their marriage, but also … Continue reading

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Most schools are now back in session after the summer break. This means that many families are getting back into the swing of early bedtimes, homework, and, very soon, parent-teacher conferences. A parent-teacher conference is an opportunity many schools offer … Continue reading

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In a previous post on this blog, we talked about the importance of keeping both parents active in a child’s life. Sharing custody of your children with an ex, however, can be complicated and stressful. Fortunately, in the digital age, … Continue reading

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More and more research is continuing to confirm what some experts have been saying for decades: Children need both parents in their lives to be happy, healthy and successful. For many years, it was assumed that children of divorced parents … Continue reading

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In today’s culture, it is still rather common for a woman to take her husband’s last name when they get married. A person in same-sex marriage may also change his or her last name to match that of their partner. … Continue reading

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With all that you endured as your marriage ended, nobody has the right to deny you new opportunities for happiness in the wake of your divorce. It is your prerogative to make the most of your new life, and, in … Continue reading

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Divorce does not just affect you and your spouse. It also has a significant impact on your children. What used to be one home now becomes two. They may have to change schools, make new friends, and will rarely spend … Continue reading

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While the weather shows little sign of changing anytime soon, summer vacation is drawing to a close for children throughout the United States, as well as here in Northern Illinois. In a few short weeks, school will be back in … Continue reading

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