Expert Advice

  • Dealing With Divorce

    First Christmas After DivorceA newly divorced mother asks what she can do to make the first holiday after the divorce as pleasant as possible.
  • Child's Advocate

    Part-Time Job: A Good Idea for a High School Student?Get exeprt advice on whether it's wise for a high school student to have a part-time job.
  • How Divorce Affects Children

    Behavior Problems May Stem from DivorceAn eight-year-old does not have the ability to respond in a sophisticated emotional manner to the jarring upheaval of a divorce.
  • Dating After Divorce

    Mother Wants to Show Affection for New BeauIt's best to introduce a new boyfriend into your children's lives gradually, preferably while doing things with them outside your home.
  • ADHD

    ADHD and Joint CustodyBefore custody matters can be settled, make sure you understand the challenges confronting children with ADHD.
  • Dealing With Divorce

    Mom Sad over DivorceAn expert advises a depressed divorcee to be careful not to enlist her kids as her caretakers.
  • How Divorce Affects Children

    Boy Does Poorly in School Following Parents' DivorceIt's quite common for a child to have lots of fears and anger when his parents divorce, and that can affect school performance.
  • How Divorce Affects Children

    Fear of DivorceWhen a child worries that her parents may divorce, it's important to reassure her that she is loved.
  • Supporting Your LD Child

    ADHD and DivorceCustody questions should be addressed on an individual basis.
  • Visitation

    Visitation RightsTry to reach a compromise with your former spouse when changing circumstances dictate a new approach to visitation rights.
  • Custody and Child Support

    Can My Ex Prevent Me from Homeschooling?Here are some ideas in the area of custody laws and homeschooling.
  • Special Education

    Stepson May Have ADHDWhat should you do when you and your husband disagree about ADHD and special programs?
  • Cursing and Swearing

    Father's Foul LanguageParents need to be on the same page when it comes to the use of foul language in front of your children.
  • How Divorce Affects Children

    Helping Your Child Cope with DivorceUnderstandably, many children have difficulty studying after their parents divorce. Professional help is often needed.
  • How Divorce Affects Children

    Absentee FathersOne of the biggest challenges a mother can face is helping a child cope with an absentee father.
  • How Divorce Affects Children

    Communicating with Your Child About DivorceExplaining your divorce to your child can be tricky, particularly when your spouse is abusive.
  • Coping With ADHD

    Dad Doesn't Believe in LDA mother wants to help her son with LD and ADHD, but her husband doesn't believe that LD exists and won't give the boy ADHD medication.
  • Mother/Daughter Relationships

    Divorce and TeensA mother wants to know how she can improve her relationship with her daughter before the divorce is final.
  • Dating After Divorce

    Mom Dating During DivorceThe child of a divorcing couple is upset that her mother is already dating.
  • Bipolar Disorder

    Visits with Bipolar DadA mother fears for the safety of her teen daughters when they visit their bipolar dad.