This change in free time can be difficult, but using this time for self-care can make a world of difference for you and your children in the long-term.
Broken homes are not solely based on marital status, nor should divorce always be considered the worst possible decision.
It’s not always easy, but it’s possible.
Is a “Child-Centered Divorce” an Oxymoron or a Realistic Goal? By Annabel Murray and Stacy Fukuhara-Barclay Published in the the October, 2009 issue of Hawaii Parent Magazine We have all heard about divorcing or separating couples locked in constant litigation over the custody of their children. Money is no object in their quest for victory, vindication,…Read more »
There really is nothing more difficult than preparing for a Family Court hearing while at the same time trying to settle the same case. Settlement is about bridge-building. Going to court burns every bridge you’ve ever built. Settlement is about forgiveness, while court is about dredging up every hurt, every hardship, every resentment and every…Read more »
I’ve been throwing around the term, “Crap Shoot” a lot this week as a way to explain to people why they do not want to go to Family Court to deal with their custody matter. I started to worry that I sounded rude, or just too darn negative, so I looked up the definition, and there…Read more »
Think about when you go on vacation. The hotel is nice, the location beautiful, its so great to get away! But after awhile you want to be back in YOUR home, in YOUR bed, surrounded by YOUR stuff, no longer living out of a suitcase. That moment when you flop down on your bed and…Read more »