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Should You Be Dating While Going Through A Divorce? · Divorced Moms – Single Mum, Parents Article

  Let’s say the dating thing worked out and you met someone fantastic, and you are so excited and cannot wait for everyone to meet him because he is so great! While it is true a happy parent can make for happy children, it is necessary to be conscious about how a new partner can affect the dynamics with your kids. Deciding when and how to make an introduction between your significant other and your children must be done in…

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Here’s How Women Can Stay Healthy · Divorced Moms – Single Mum, Parents Article

  There is no denying that divorce is an incredibly painful experience. The range of emotions you might feel, from anger to depression, can be similar to the kind of grief that accompanies a physical loss. Fortunately, there are ways to find, and maintain, your emotional balance during this difficult time. According to US News & World Report, self-care can have both immediate and long-term benefits. It can reduce your risk of chronic health problems and keep you mentally sharp.…

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On Father’s Day and Every Day – Single Mum, Parents Article

Lessons of love always begin in childhood with the parent/child relationship. If children feel authentically loved by a father they will grow up knowing how to love others.   Father’s Day is just another day around my house. My father passed away13 years ago and my ex-husband has no relationship with our two sons. I was blessed with a loving father who earned celebrations every day of the year. My boys, bless their hearts, ended up with the kind of…

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How to Get Back On the Career Ladder after a Divorce · Divorced Moms – Single Mum, Parents Article

  You may have decided to take a break from your career while you were married because your spouse’s salary was more than enough to support your family. And you probably never imagined that you two would ever split. However, after years of being a stay-at-home mom looking after the kids and mastering the art of being a “domestic goddess’, you might feel like you’ve lost your corporate mojo and don’t really know where to start getting back into the…

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How Should Domestic Abuse Victims Handle Divorce? · Divorced Moms – Single Mum, Parents Article

  Domestic abuse typically occurs behind closed doors. If you have experienced continued emotional or physical abuse from your partner, do not remain silent any longer. It’s time for you to experience a sense of calmness and security; it’s time for a divorce. If you are a domestic abuse victim seeking a divorce, you will need a compassionate yet professional lawyer by your side, every step of the way. They can help protect your rights as well as help you…

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What Happens To Men Who Defy Divorce Court Orders? NOTHING! · Divorced Moms – Single Mum, Parents Article

What Happens To Men Who Defy Divorce Court Orders? NOTHING! Over the years, I’ve spoken to many women whose ex-husbands were defying divorce court orders to pay child support. What most of them have learned when they take their ex back to court for contempt is that judges rarely throw a deadbeat in jail. They threaten to do so, but in my opinion, it isn’t often that a judge will follow through on a threat. Not enforcing a court order…

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How Taming My Ego Helped Me Move On After My Divorce · Divorced Moms – Single Mum, Parents Article

  As a married woman, I lived a comfortable middle-class wife type of life. Life, if not always great, was easy. I took comfort and some pride in the fact that I had a husband by my side. Awful as it is to admit now – I was a ‘smug married’. Being a wife was a balm to my somewhat fragile ego. I assumed I’d be married forever. I had no reason to think otherwise. Suffice it to say then…

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Parents – get your training free on FosterParentCollege.com – Foster Parents Article

The California Department of Social Services and FosterParentCollege.com (FPC) have entered into an agreement with the State of California to provide all CA resource parents with free access to FPC online training through their agency. FPC courses are self-paced and available to parents 24/7. These trauma-focused courses fit the vision of the Continuum Care Reform Collaborative, and provide insight and solutions for even the most challenging child behaviors and conditions. Courses cover specific behaviors, emotional disorders, or parenting strategies. FPC…

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Are You Suffering From Divorce Hangover Syndrome? · Divorced Moms – Single Mum, Parents Article

  Divorce is a profound, life-changing experience. It’s painful, it’s confusing, and it turns your world upside down. But at some point, it should be over. If it’s not – if the pain, anger, resentment, depression, or emotional confusion seem to go on forever – then you’re in the clutches of a divorce hangover. A divorce hangover is an ongoing connection with your ex-spouse or former life that keeps you agitated or depressed, unhappy, and stuck in the past. You deserve…

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Do You Know The Difference Between a Codependent & Interdependent Relationship? · Divorced Moms – Single Mum, Parents Article

I was surprised to learn that this grove of Aspen trees is actually one organism, sharing one root system. Each of us also is an interconnected community of 70 trillion cells. Biologist Bruce Lipton believes that together we’re “one collaborative superorganism.” I love that Facebook allows us to connect one-to-one all over the planet. For the movie: click here. Society is highly specialized and interdependent so that few of us would know how to survive without running water, electricity, and a…

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