Email Communication Template

How to use this template: This is an Email communication formula. Often, separated parents have difficulty communicating their ideas and needs to each other because of the gripes and complaints they have against each other. It?s easy for a simple request to alter changeover time to become a fight back and forth about who has…

Diamonds are Dirt Under Pressure

You?ll find there?s a common theme running through these blog posts ? divorce and separation are hard. ?Yeah, yeah, you?ve told us!? I hear you say. Or ?Um, hello, preaching to the choir!? What I want you to remember today, and other days when you?re in the dungeon, trudging away in the dark and lonely…

School Holidays

School holidays can be hard. ?They’re hard for some parents who don’t share the care of their children and they can be hard for co-parenting families, although for very different reasons. If you are sharing the school holidays with your ex-spouse, I’m going to sound like a broken record, but please focus on your children…

Mother’s Day

Mother?s Day is a special day for Mum?s everywhere. It?s an opportunity to get presents, brekkie in bed and a day together doing something fun with the kids. It?s also a time to foster in children the attributes of generosity and gratefulness. It?s a time to acknowledge everything mothers do. An occasion to say thank…

So you want to take your ex to Court?

We all know that going to court is hard. Whether it?s a family matter or a commercial matter, it?s hard. It?s emotionally draining, financially expensive and takes a long time. When it?s a family matter, there?s another consideration too though – the toll it takes on the relationship you have with the other parent of…