I was the kind of mom that hovered over when someone held my baby. Is she fussing? She might be hungry. I think her paci is going to fall out. Here, I will just take her. It took me a good while to recognize and embrace the notion that my child was her very own […]Read More Open Hands.
Early in my co-parenting journey, I heard a quote that redefined the way I viewed my relationship with my ex-husband. Glennon Doyle Melton said, “Just do the next right thing. One thing at a time. That’ll take you all the way home.” Often times, co-parenting means dealing with someone who has brought you tremendous pain […]Read More Co-parenting: It takes two
Of all the parts of my impending divorce that I dreaded, telling my daughter was the part I dreaded most. I was keenly aware that telling her would not be a one time sit-down, but a slow unraveling—a peeling back of layers as the years marched on. As she gets older, there are new questions—different […]Read More The Challenges Of Co-Parenting
Divorce is a devastating blow to anyone but it is particularly difficult when children are involved. Below, my friend Sara Wood gives us some insight into her experiences and how to support friends you may know in a similar situation: Can you give us a timeline of your separation and divorce? “My separation was in […]Read More 5 Questions: How to support your friends through divorce