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Taking Control Of Your Divorce: Shouldn’t You Be In The Driver’s Seat? – Single Mum, Parents Article

  “He left with no notice. I had no idea he even wanted a divorce but I will be fine. I’ve hired a divorce attorney, one with vast experience in family law and I know he will take care of me and my legal rights.” I recently heard these words from a therapy client I’m working with. She has an attorney and, in her mind, she will be “fine.” It’s a thought process shared by many going through the divorce…

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8 Signs You Really Need To Get a Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

  I work a lot, an awful lot. I’ve been working an awful lot for years. Recently I’ve noticed something. I no longer get invitations to go out with girlfriends. Heck, I no longer get invitations to hang with family. Why? Because they are all used to me using work as an excuse for not participating in anything other than work. In other words, I need to get something other than a work-life. I need to get a real-life! I…

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Concilio Al Servicio De La Communidad Latina De Philadelphia – Comcast Newsmakers – Concilio – Foster Parents Article

Vanessa D’Erasmo, Asistente Gerencial para Programas de Servicios Comunitarios de Concilio, describe los servicios proporcionados por la organización como: Servicios de Adopción y Padres de Crianza, campamentos de verano y servicios para jóvenes después de la escuela, educación para padres y servicios de asesoría de vivienda. Concilio es la agencia de servicios para latinos más antigua de Filadelfia que opera desde 1962. Grabado el 19 de julio de 2019. This is only a snippet of a Foster Parents Article written by…

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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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