Thursday , Nov 10,2016


Well, it’s that time of year again. Never mind the last minute gift shopping, if you are a separated parent, the real issue this season will be who gets what time with the kids. ...

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Thursday , Nov 03,2016


BLACK FRIDAY IS COMING! Can I take my kids cross-border shopping? ...

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Friday , Oct 21,2016


KIDS AND DIVORCE Breaking the news to your 2 year old about the fact that mommy and daddy are separating is going to be quite different from how you explain it to your 10 year old. Kids are going to handle the news in different ways, depending on their age and level of maturity. ...

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Monday , Oct 17,2016


DIVORCED PARENTS: How to be the best co-parent you can be (for your kids sake Co-parenting with your ex-spouse is not without its challenges. The biggest challenge is communication. However, even if your ex-spouse is someone you may have, up to this point, been unable to speak to, you still need to be able to communicate with this person for your kid’s sake. ...

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Tuesday , Oct 04,2016


Is it Worth It to Hire a Lawyer to Draft Your Separation Agreement? The answer to that question is of course determined by two main factors: 1. The temperament of the lawyer you choose to represent you; and 2. The personalities of the parties involved in the separation. ...

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Wednesday , Sep 14,2016


Back to School and back to activities. Now that summer is over, if you have children, you may find yourself dealing with all of the special and extraordinary expenses that come with signing them up for extra-curricular activities such as swimming, or other sports, before or after school care, possible tutoring, etc. This task can be overwhelming if you are a single parent and are unsure of how you are going to pay for all these things. ...

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Thursday , Sep 01,2016


If kids have been enjoying later bedtimes over the summer holidays, now is the time to get them to bed earlier. Ideally, this process should start a week before school. The trick is making the transition smooth is making small incremental changes over time....

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Thursday , Sep 01,2016


If your family shares access of your children between two households, make the most of your time with the kids so that they feel secure. A child’s psychological needs increase significantly after a divorce and children go through a period of time where they feel overwhelmed, experiencing fear and confusion. The length of that time frame will of course depend on the child. Some bounce back better than others. It is important that parents tune in to these feelings and spend quality time when together with the kids....

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