Top 5 Co-Parenting Tips

There are ways to make co-parenting go a little easier for all involved. Remember this is all about your children, so making an extra effort will result in happier kids. Here are the top 5 co-parenting tips: 1. Encourage the Grandparent connection.

Co-Parenting Post-Divorce

Co-parenting can be easier as time marches on and heals wounds. Remember this is all about the children and not about scoring points or being in a popularity contest. Leave emotions and judgments out of interactions with your ex. If he becomes

Divorced Dads and Absent Fathers – Part II

Click here for Part I of Susan’s article on Divorced Dads and Absent Fathers.  Deciding to tell the children together enables the children to see their parents being respectful, behaving in a fair and reasonable way, trying to stay civil and manage

Divorced Dads and Absent Fathers – Part I

These days we find that many children are being raised in single parent households or in households where the father figure is not their birth parent. No matter how sensitive and understanding the step father may be, it can still be difficult

Parental Alienation Success Stories

I came across this wonderful piece by Linda Gottlieb while browsing the internet.  I was so touched by it because I know a few of my own friends who are still living through this period of parental alienation. They long for the

What is Parental Alienation?

What is Parental Alienation? Let me tell you a story about someone I know personally. He is a good dad, separated from his wife but sees his son as often as possible or when mum permits it. His son, let’s call him

Parental Alienation and You

Another one of Dr Phil’s videos here and this one is about parental alienation and you as the parent.  It’s short but gets to the point. What is the gift that you are giving your children today? Strong powerful words from Dr

The Importance of Grandparents

Grandparents are increasingly appreciated for the vital role they are able to play in the raising and support of their grandchildren. As the number of single-parent families increases grandparents are often called upon to help with finances, childcare and perhaps even provide


Parental Alienation Stories

According to Wikipedia: Parental alienation is a social dynamic when a child expresses unjustified hatred or unreasonably strong dislike of one parent, making access by the rejected parent difficult or impossible. These feelings may be influenced by negative comments by the other parent or

Parental Alienation Syndrome – PAS

This is Adolf’s Story. Once again, I (Soila) am in touch with a desperate father, whose children have been taken away from him. If you’re the alienating parent, I would be so very interested in understanding why you have chosen this for