popular topics in marriage and divorce

  • new parents bonding over a new baby
    Sex After Childbirth
    6 Tips to Help Your Marriage Survive a New Baby
    When you’re sore, sleep deprived and covered in baby vomit, it’s easy to forget about that other person who sleeps in your room—your spouse. A new baby (understandably) takes over your whole world. But making time to help your relationship...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Two couples out for coffee
    Dating After Divorce
    9 Dating Tips for Single Parents
    The dating game can be tricky when you're a single parent. If you're ready to jump back into the dating scene, check out these tips to help make it a little less nerve-racking and a little more fun. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Deciding On Divorce
    How Do You Know When Your Marriage Is Over?
    Sometimes, the best-laid plans are laid to waste. Despite all your hopes and dreams in the beginning, and all your good intentions now, it seems impossible to continue your marriage. For many of us, the notion of “till death do us part” has b...
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    Gifts
    11 Worst Holiday Gifts to Buy Your Spouse
    Buying a holiday gift for your spouse can be stressful — we get it. Sometimes, in the throes of desperation, you end up with a gift that leaves a little something to be desired. While you might not always hit the nail on the head with your gift...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Healthy Marriage
    10 Simple Ways to Spice Up Your Marriage
    With full-time jobs, kids at home, and endless day-to-day tasks, it's easy to fall into a comfortable (and let's face it — boring) routine with your spouse. But adding a little zest to your love life is easy. Try one (or more!) of these simple ...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Parent/Child Relationships
    7 Essential Rules for a Happy Family Life
    Here are some basic rules to make it easier to maintain a loving family dynamic, whether you already have a close-knit family or one full of tricky relationships and old resentments. (Excerpted from "The Rules of Love" by Richard Templar) ...
  • separation can help heal a marriage - or help you to make a final break
    Separation
    Separation: Beginning of the End, or a New Beginning?
    When a married couple decides to separate, the people in their lives often see it as the first step toward divorce. However, this isn't necessarily the case. Some couples find that a temporary separation is just what they needed to work on the...
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World
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    Healthy Marriage
    The 14 Rules of Long-Lasting Relationships
    To use these Rules effectively, you have to start out with someone who wants you to be happy and is prepared at least to meet you half way in making that happen. If you're approaching the relationship with the same attitude, you are well on your ...
  • Family Life
    Compatibility
    Are You and Your Spouse a Match Made in Heaven?
    Take the compatibility quiz to find out how you and your spouse match up on matters of finance, religion, family matters, and more. ...
  • Family Life
    Romance and Sex
    Finding Time to Be a Wife
    Finding Time to Be a Wife Essential Don't forget to treat your body well! Consider a manicure, pedicure, or massage to give yourself a boost and help you feel attractive. Often these simple things can be very helpful in getting your healthy body...
  • couple arguing and potentially asking for a divorce
    Deciding On Divorce
    21 Things to Do Before Asking for a Divorce
    Before you move forward with divorce, the savviest attorneys would advise you to make some preparations. It might seem heartless, but if you plan to ask your spouse for a divorce, or if you think your spouse might want one from you, there are so...
  • Family Life
    Co-Parenting
    Becoming the Mother You Want to Be
    Becoming the Mother You Want to Be You probably have a good idea of how you want to mother your child. This usually comes from a combination of your life experiences and role models. Or perhaps you have singled out what you judge to be poor pa...
  • The Effects of Divorce on Boys
    How Divorce Affects Children
    The Effects of Divorce: Is It Harder on Boys?
    Reams and reams of research exist on the long-term effects of divorce on children, and on boys in particular. Some experts believe that divorce and life in a single-parent home permanently damages children, while others claim that children with ...
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    Tv Couples
    TV Couples Quiz
    How much do you know about famous TV couples throughout history? Test your knowledge here! ...
  • Family Life
    Custody and Child Support
    The Responsibilities of the Noncustodial Parent
    The Responsibilities of the Noncustodial Parent You Can Do It! Spending quality time with your children is the greatest gift you can give them. Communicating in a genuine way—really listening to them—will not only solidify your relationship...
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    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

    Are you worried about your kids being online? Fact Monster is a KidSafe-certified site for your kids to get homework help, play games and watch educational videos. Check it out...and give Same Game a try yourself!

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    Valentine's Day Fun and Activities
    Valentine's Day Fun Facts
    Roses are red. Violets are blue. I know how Valentine's Day got its name -- do you? Take our quiz about Valentine facts. ...