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September 2012 Archives

Emotional Abuse in Marriage: How to Recognize It and What To Do About It

Domestic abuse can take many forms: physical, emotional, sexual or even financial. Physical abuse is probably the easiest to recognize, because of the physical scars that it leaves behind. Emotional abuse is much harder to spot, because there are no bruises or broken bones to point to.

Orange County Divorce Support Resources: Updated for 2012

Last year we published a post about Divorce Support Groups in Orange County which was a very popular post with our readers. Due to the popularity of this post, we wanted to update the list of divorce support groups, and expand the list with a few other divorce support resources that may be useful to those who are divorcing or already divorced.

7 Tips for Creating a Strong Blended Family

Today, stepfamilies are commonly referred to as 'blended families'. In the U.S., approximately one out of every 3 children will be a part of a blended family by the age of 18. Obviously, it can take time for the bonds to develop within a blended family, and when two people who both have children of their own marry to form a blended family, the road at first can be quite rocky. Some children may be hesitant and resist change, and parents can quickly become frustrated with the issues that arise in the beginning. Stepparents, take heart! It is normal for there to be a (sometimes) lengthy adjustment period when there is a major change to a family structure.

Top 7 Back to School Tips for Divorced Parents

It's that time of year again! Time to put away the sunscreen, break out the sweaters, and enjoy the arrival of Fall. Yes, it's back to school time for children all over the nation. Going back to school brings out many emotions for both children and parents: excitement, anxiety, fear, apprehension, and happiness. Children have to adjust to new routines and schedules, which can be especially difficult for children of divorced parents, who also have to endure the shuffle back and forth between homes in addition to school schedules and extracurricular activities.

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