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Ten Thanksgiving Tips

By Windsor Rose Ferrara, M.Ed. www.windsorferrara.com Ask your family members or friends to share a positive memory of your co-parent with your children at some point during the day. Ask your children what traditions are important to them. Work hard to continue those traditions. Do your children associate Thanksgiving with a favorite coffee cake, a […]

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Parenting Plans for the Modern Family

by Edward Buckner – President, Mass Mediation Associates Mass Mediation Associates.com Thirty years ago, when people got divorced, parenting arrangements almost always looked the same: the children lived with mom and saw dad on the weekends. In those days, mom was usually the primary caretaker and dad was the breadwinner. As we all know, times […]

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Why You Should Not Dread the Parent Education Class

By Brian McLaughlin, Attorney It seems like only yesterday that you are cutting the cake, putting on the veil and the best man or maid of honor is telling a mildly inappropriate joke to a room of your family and closest friends. You have made the decision to separate from your significant other, or you […]

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Parenting Coordination: When Is It Time?

By Tony Pelusi, Attorney and Professional Coach Some decisions are easy to make. “Want fries with that?” Should you run the red light in front on that cop? Would you share your personal info online “to earn $5,000 a day from home”? In simple situations, common sense and life experience can help you make the […]

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Guidelines for Parents After Separation

from Public Service Information Provided by Mass. Bar Foundation The behavior of parents has a great influence on the emotional adjustment of their children. This is equally true after the dissolution of a marriage. The following guidelines should help you and your children survive with a minimum amount of trauma. Before acting, think first of […]

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