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Developmental Stage: 6 – 12 Months

Developmental Stage: 6 – 12 Months

August 4, 2014 2:18 pm / Divorce, Podcasts, Relationships / No comments

Babies begin to learn from ages of 6 – 8 months that they are a separate being from their parents and others. Before now, baby probably could be passed around from one person to the next without any fuss. But as he is learning to distinguish between himself and others, […]

 
Development Stage:  Birth to 6 Months

Development Stage: Birth to 6 Months

August 4, 2014 1:51 pm / Divorce, Podcasts, Relationships, Scripture / No comments

Studies have shown that divorce does affect children.  As parents, we want to minimize the bad affects for our kids.  We are going to take a look at the different developmental stages for kids and address how we can give the best care and support to our children so they […]

 
At a Crossroads: Which Road to Take

At a Crossroads: Which Road to Take

June 25, 2014 11:17 am / Divorce, Podcasts, Relationships / No comments

I met a lovely young woman this past weekend and for our purposes here, we will call her Monique. She is a divorcee and has a young daughter. Her husband left her two years ago for another woman. He moved out of the home they had bought together and right […]

 
What Your Child Wants You to Know

What Your Child Wants You to Know

June 24, 2014 4:42 pm / Divorce, Podcasts, Relationships / No comments

For children, divorce can be very stressful, sad, and confusing. At any age, kids may feel uncertain or angry at the prospect of mom and dad splitting up. As a parent, you can make the process and its effects less painful for your children. Helping your kids cope with divorce […]

 
Helping Your Child Cope  Part 2    Warning Signs

Helping Your Child Cope Part 2 Warning Signs

Children’s response to going through the divorce is as varied as the kids themselves. Some have a very hard time with it while others seem to take it in stride. My son, who was four at the time of our divorce, took it quite well. He rarely showed signs of […]

 
Helping Your Child Cope 1: You Must Take Care of You

Helping Your Child Cope 1: You Must Take Care of You

If you have ever flown, you know the emergency instruction to parents traveling with children is to first put the oxygen mask on yourself so you can then put it on your child. You won’t be much good to them if you pass out from lack of oxygen. You must […]

 
Telling Your Kids You’re Divorcing

Telling Your Kids You’re Divorcing

April 21, 2014 3:56 pm / Divorce, Podcasts, Relationships / No comments

When it comes to telling kids about the divorce, many parents freeze up.  It’s not easy to tell your child you are getting divorced and that one of their parents will not be in the home any longer.  You may already be a mess yourself and facing the task of […]

 
Supporting Your Child

Supporting Your Child

March 24, 2014 4:53 pm / Divorce, Podcasts, Relationships / No comments

For children, divorce can be very stressful, sad, and confusing.  At any age, kids may feel uncertain or angry at the prospect of mom and dad splitting up. As a parent, you can make the process and its effects less painful for your children. Helping your kids cope with divorce […]

 
The Gift of Sex

The Gift of Sex

March 1, 2014 12:43 pm / Podcasts, Relationships, Scripture, Step Families / No comments

Sex is a “hot” topic, but among some couples, it’s a subject they avoid.  The way we view sex can determine whether we are fulfilled in it or avoiding it.  If we were injured in this area as a child, it may be more difficult to enjoy a healthy relationship […]

 
Perspective

Perspective

February 10, 2014 2:03 pm / Podcasts, Relationships, Step Families / No comments

Perspective… what is perspective and how does it influence our attitudes and decisions.  Is the glass half full or half empty, it boils down to our perspective. To quote Rick Riordan:  “Humans see what they want to see.” I recently heard of a study that really explains the importance of […]