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Making a Wyoming Parenting Plan

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 Tracy Bensun (March 03, 2011)  Title 20 of the Wyoming Statutes Annotated holds the state's guidelines concerning child custody. Parents can find information they need to make the best possible parenting plan in these laws. The parenting plan is the most important document in a custody situation is it essential that the plan is made correctly and that most benefits the child. Chapter 20 in Title 20 explains that .. (Post Divorce)

Creating a Parenting Plan in Iowa

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 Tracy Bensun (January 27, 2011)  Having a parenting plan is essential for any divorced or separated couple with children. Each state has its own laws and regulations and parents need to be familiar with the laws in their state so they can get their parenting plan approved by the court. If you live in Iowa, you need to get to know the child custody and visitation laws Iowa employs. When writing an Iowa parenting plan, .. (Post Divorce)

Creating a Good Custody Agreement In Vermont

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 Tracy Bensun (January 14, 2011)  It is important for you to create a custody agreement if you are divorced or separated and have children. Each state has its own guidelines for how to make a custody agreement so you need to know how your state outlines the making of a custody agreement. If you live in Vermont, you need to understand their statutes for custody agreements. Let's take a look at Vermont's guidelines for .. (Post Divorce)

Creating a Custody Schedule in Wyoming

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 Tracy Bensun (January 11, 2011)  It is important to create an effective custody schedule if you have separated or divorced from your partner and you have children. Having a custody schedule will help you know how time will be spent with your children. As you probably know, each state has its own laws and rules for child custody and visitation. Let's take a look at what it takes to create a child custody schedule in the . (Post Divorce)

Creating a Parenting Plan from a Template

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 Tracy Bensun (January 06, 2011)  Being a parent is not easy and it is much more difficult being a parent when you are divorced or separated from your children's other parent. Because it is important for you to be the best parent possible for your children, after a separation or divorce, you probably need to create a parenting plan. Making a parenting plan may be just as difficult as being a parent. You must have an .. (Post Divorce)

Getting Over Breakup Tips - How You Can Recover Yourself

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 Suzy Weiss (January 05, 2011)  Heartbreak after divorce - it's one thing that really brings out the worst in you. If you're hurting right now, you might be seeking and getting over breakup tips. Moving on after a painful separation and the end of your marriage can be confusing. After spending so much time together, starting to do things alone may be new to you. It will hurt now, but like any other breakups, it will .. (Post Divorce)

Creating an Effective Parenting Plan for Older Children

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 Tracy Bensun (January 03, 2011)  It is not easy to share parenting responsibilities after a separation or divorce and because of this, it is important to have a parenting plan to help parents outline their respective responsibilities. Parenting is hard for any age of child but is can be especially difficult if your children are older like in their pre-teen and teenage years. These are years that are important for .. (Post Divorce)

Making a 50/50 Custody Schedule

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 Tracy Bensun (December 29, 2010)  If you have been awarded joint custody with your partner, you may want to consider using a 50/50 child custody schedule. This type of schedule is beneficial in dividing time equally with your children. There are many examples of 50/50 child custody schedules that make shared parenting work better. The most common examples include: 3-3-4-4 Split Schedule. This 50/50 schedule allows .. (Post Divorce)

Making a Parenting Plan for an Infant-Aged Child

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 Tracy Bensun (December 29, 2010)  Divorce and separation can have a negative effect on your family. If you have an infant or toddler-aged child, making a parenting plan specifically for that child is essential. Babies have many special needs and those needs should be considered and included in your parenting plan. First, you need to determine custody. The two types of custody are legal and physical and they can be .. (Post Divorce)

Making a Good Child Visitation Schedule

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 Tracy Bensun (December 29, 2010)  One of the most important documents you should create after a divorce or separation is a child visitation schedule. Making and using a visitation schedule is an effective way for both parents to outline where the children will spend their time. Having a visitation schedule that works is essential for building and maintaining healthy and strong relationships. It is also beneficial for .. (Post Divorce)

Making an Effective Visitation Schedule

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 Tracy Bensun (December 16, 2010)  One of the most important documents you can create when you are separated or divorced with children is a child visitation schedule. What is a visitation schedule? A schedule for visitation is just that: a document that details how visitation with your children works. How do you make a good visitation schedule and what are the main components? The most effective type of schedule is one .. (Post Divorce)

Making the Best of the Holidays with a Custody Plan

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 Tracy Bensun (December 14, 2010)  As the song goes, “there's no place like home for the holidays, " but what if your children have more than one home? Where do they spend the holidays? With Christmas just around the corner, being separated or divorced from your spouse and having children may lead to problems most families do not face during the holiday season. Visitation and custody can be difficult to work out .. (Post Divorce)

Custody Evaluations - 5 Steps to Optimizing Your Presentation

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 Shannon E Cook (December 16, 2008)  Custody evaluations are a nerve wracking experience for all involved. The decisions being made are far-reaching and impact the lives of all involved. If you are having a custody evaluation or parenting time study done, it is typically because one or both parents have concerns about the parental fitness of the other. These studies are often done in the heat of a divorce or separation, .. (Post Divorce)

Friendless After Divorce?

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 Ruth Purple (December 16, 2008)  Divorce has many undesirable side effects. Whatever you had, you seem to lose. First you lose your spouse's love and affection. Then you lose respect for one other. Next is the house, the car-even the kids. Sometimes it feels like you could lose your sanity. And, if that's not enough, you lose your friends. The first losses were expected and didn't come as a shock, but the friends? It's . (Post Divorce)

Factors in Custody Cases

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 Joseph Devine (December 16, 2008)  Child custody is always a tricky subject. It can be difficult to say that one parent should have sole custody over a child or that the custody should be divided in a certain way. In fact, there is nothing easy when it comes to figuring out custody of a child or children. When custody comes up in a divorce, there are certain things that the courts will look for. These factors help to .. (Post Divorce)

Dating After a Divorce Can Be Difficult, and May Require a Little Assistance

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 V. Pearson (November 12, 2008)  Well you are in a situation that you never thought you would be in; you are in the process of getting or have recently completed a divorce. Believe me you're certainly not alone in believing that your relationship would last for ever. Practically all of us want to be married for life once we commit. But for multitude of reasons that doesn't always happen; as a matter of fact, more than . (Post Divorce)

Remarriage Preparation This is One of the Worst Reasons For Remarrying

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 Alyssa Johnson (October 16, 2008)  No one plans to get divorced on their wedding date.   Everyone has great expectations for a “happily ever after. "  But if you've already experienced a divorce,  exchanging vows the second time may seem a little more daunting that it did the first time.   With that said, you'd think people would be a little more careful the second time around.   Unfortunately the research .. (Post Divorce)

Remarriage Preparation - Why Time is on Your Side As You Prepare to Remarry

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 Alyssa Johnson (September 19, 2008)  Remarriage is one of those life altering decisions.   It's not something most people decide on a whim.   So if this is the case, why do so few people actively prepare for it?  Research shows us that only 20% of people do ANY kind of preparation before a remarriage!!  This may have a lot to do with the other staggering statistic. . . over 60% of remarriages end in a redivorce.   Oh .. (Post Divorce)

After Your Divorce - What to Do When You Feel Guilty About Your Decision

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 Danielle L. Taylor (September 18, 2008)  So you've gotten a divorce, and now you feel guilty about deciding to get one? It is understandable that if this is happening to you, you probably feel very confused and upset. You may even feel as if you want to get back together with your spouse. Maybe you feel as though you made the wrong choice. This can be a difficult thing to sort through and figure out, but the tips below will .. (Post Divorce)

Tips to Not Living From Paycheck to Paycheck After the Divorce

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 Danielle L. Taylor (September 17, 2008)  Many people in America live from paycheck to paycheck. In fact, in August of 2003, an estimated 3.5 million people would have been homeless if they were to lose just one paycheck. This is a scary situation and if you're in this situation, it's important to do something about it before tragedy occurs. Experts suggest having a savings account that contains (at the very least) an entire .. (Post Divorce)

Tips For Rediscovering the Person You Lost During Marriage

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 Danielle L. Taylor (September 17, 2008)  There is an old saying that there's a silver lining to every cloud.   While marriage is probably one of the most difficult things you will ever have to go through, the truth is that it's the perfect example of a cloud with a silver lining.   Although you're divorced, you have the option to start a whole new life - or get back to the old you.   You can go in any direction you want and . (Post Divorce)

Improving Your Credit After a Divorce

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 Danielle L. Taylor (September 17, 2008)  Everyone knows that divorce is difficult, mentally and emotionally straining, sometimes depressing and often very sad. Divorce can wreak havoc on your nerves and your self-esteem, leaving you feeling empty and lonely. Most of all, divorce can wreak havoc on your finances, leaving your credit damaged, your bank account empty and your wallet or pocketbook bare. This article discusses .. (Post Divorce)

How to Protect Your Credit After Your Divorce

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 Danielle L. Taylor (September 17, 2008)  If you've just divorced, you know that there are a million different things to worry about.   Aside from the emotional pain, financial stress and the children - you must worry about your credit.   Do you have any lingering bills that are in your name and your ex spouse's name?  Does he or she have the means to ruin your credit at all?  This article discusses how to protect your .. (Post Divorce)

A Few Tips to Start Your New Life After a Break Up Or a Divorce

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 Lara Lee (September 17, 2008)  An end to everything is always painful to cope with, be it leaving a company, letting go of family, or breaking up. It is not easy, and for sometimes life seems to lose its meaning. The monotonous surroundings only remind you of the same old days. When things were better, but you need to realize that life is not over. Even while you are reading this article life is moving at its pace. .. (Post Divorce)

Divorce Recovery - Are Your Fears Holding You Back?

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 Shelley Stile (September 15, 2008)  Divorce turns our lives upside down. It throws us into a major life transition that is colored by intense feelings and emotions that can be debilitating. I believe that fear is the main culprit that holds us back from not only healing and letting go of our pain, but also from moving forward into a new life. So it is fear we need to identify and then overcome. Fear debilitates. It acts .. (Post Divorce)

Children and Divorce - How Self Hypnosis Can Help Your Children

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 J Seymour (September 15, 2008)  When it comes to children and divorce, coping can be a serious tightrope act. Children are often the overlooked victims as their worlds are falling down around them. It's a trying time for everyone involved but children are far too often used as instruments in an emotional game of tug of war. Unfortunately, the two people who they need most in the world to rely on are, in this case, the . (Post Divorce)

Divorce Care - 7 Things to do to Heal Your Heart

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 Patricia Hubbard (September 09, 2008)  I know you think your world has ended because you are divorced, but believe me, it may be the beginning of a brand new life. Being divorced is not the end of the world. We all think when we get married that it will be forever and when that doesn't materialize we fall into a heap on the floor and ask “Why? Why?" Asking why is part of the beginning of your grief process. Yep, .. (Post Divorce)

Divorce Tips For Men - How to Maintain a Good Relationship With Your Ex

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 Mark J Thompson (September 08, 2008)  Although going through a divorce can be very difficult and leave you with harsh feelings towards your ex-wife, it can be very important to maintain a good relationship with her. It may seem like this is the last thing you should be doing, especially if the divorce was decided on negative terms, but it can be far more beneficial to stay friends than keep hatred bottled up inside. One of . (Post Divorce)

Recovering Emotionally From Divorce

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 Joseph Devine (September 08, 2008)  Divorce is many different things to many different people.  After everything is said and done, and the smoke from the battlefield clears, how will you recover? Many people feel as though they cannot go on after marriage has been destroyed.  The amount of emotional, financial, and physical investment leads to devastating losses.   The issue with recovery is that it varies with .. (Post Divorce)

Divorcing at 50+ Five Steps to Recovery

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 Annie O'Neill (July 29, 2008)  A recent survey revealed that older people living alone are more likely to be lonely and depressed. Don't become a victim - create a new life and don't be afraid to try new things. The end of your marriage does not have to mean the end of your life. It may seem like it but it is just the end of one chapter of your life and the beginning of another. It is important that you focus on .. (Post Divorce)

Overcoming Emotional Barriers To Moving On Following Divorce

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 Judith Smith (July 28, 2008)  For most women, moving on after divorce can be a colossal challenge. The first step, arguably the most difficult one, is overcoming the emotional obstacles blocking the pathway to a new life. This article describes practical ways to triumph over such barriers. Perhaps the most difficult step on the path to a new life after divorce is the first one: Coming to terms with the emotional .. (Post Divorce)

Life After Divorce

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 Brent Crouch (July 24, 2008)  Going through a divorce after having been wronged and lied to by one's spouse is one of the most shocking and painful experiences a person can face in life. The sense of betrayal, disappointment, and anger can leave one reeling and emotionally drained. But one owes it oneself to take back control over their life, rediscover who one is, and make a fresh start of things. GET A HOBBY This . (Post Divorce)

Online Dating Tips For the Newly Divorced

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 Danielle L. Taylor (July 24, 2008)  If you have just divorced and you're ready to try your luck in the world of online dating, then good for you! It can be a very exciting and fun thing to connect with others who share something with you - whether it's your dreams or your thoughts about life. It can also be sort of intimidating to move from an unhappy marriage to dating someone new. Here are some great online dating tips .. (Post Divorce)

Fathers Facing a Manipulative Mother in a Child Custody Case? Use Her Manipulation Against Her

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 Michael Waddington (July 21, 2008)  Being considered a manipulator is not something to brag about. The very word comes with its own set of ideas and feelings. Some people seem to be born with a natural talent for getting their way and making things appear as they want them to. The challenge can come when it's time to show them for who they truly are. Finding yourself in a knock down drag out fight with the mother of your . (Post Divorce)

Dating After Divorce - Be Prepared For Your Kids' Questions About Your Dating

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 Alyssa Johnson (July 19, 2008)  Dating after divorce causes many reactions. Some of the biggest reactions will be from your children. Today, let's take a look at some of the potential reactions to help you prepare yourself rather than be taken by surprise. What - Don't be shocked if the kids ask you what you do on a date. Even teenagers may find themselves interested in what you, as their parent, does on a date. Be .. (Post Divorce)

Stages of Grieving After a Divorce

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 Joseph Devine (July 18, 2008)  If you have just been through a terrible divorce, there are quite a few things that may be running through your head. A divorce can be a difficult situation for anyone to handle. There are 5 stages of grief that most people go through after they have been through a painful divorce. The first thing that you need to understand about each of these stages is that no everyone will go .. (Post Divorce)

Five Things to Consider Before You Hate Your Ex

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 Faydra Rector-Sargent (July 18, 2008)  Divorce is never an easy situation. Even the best of circumstances brings with it a tinge of sadness, fear, anger or resentment. The problem is with the way that divorce is designed in America. Once an attorney, your friend and your family get involved, mole hills become mountains, sides are taken and the gloves come off. Think twice before you hate your ex. Think again before you say .. (Post Divorce)

Life After Divorce - Easing Those Parenting Time Transitions

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 Alyssa Johnson (July 16, 2008)  Divorce causes many changes in our lives. One of the biggest changes has to do with parenting. Since both parents are no longer living under the same roof, parenting time schedules must be established through the course of the divorce proceedings. Once established, getting the routine in place for the kids begins. This can be an extremely hard transition for your kids. There are some .. (Post Divorce)

Child Custody Questions and How the Answers Will Help You Win Custody of Your Kids

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 Travis Scott (July 15, 2008)  The world of child custody can be very daunting and actually very mind boggling for most parents. Add to that the stress and depression of not having your kids with you or going through a divorce and we are talking meltdown for a lot of people. If you are in a custody battle for your kids then having answers to your child custody questions is a critical first step if are to succeed. In . (Post Divorce)

How to Get My Wife Back Now The Secrets to Getting Your Wife Back

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 Maclauren Zuiderduin (July 14, 2008)  You must realize one thing before you do anything. While you wonder how to get your wife back or if it's even possible, . . . it is important to determine if there is even hope to getting her back. The way to do that is understanding if there is love still existing between you and your wife or ex wife. The opposite of love is complete indifference. If your wife or ex wife shows anger, . (Post Divorce)

Badmouthing Your Childs Other Parent

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 April Jones (July 12, 2008)  While common sense should tell us that its inappropriate to speak negatively (badmouth) your ex in front of the kids, there will be times where your emotions and opinions are so strong that you find it hard to bite your tongue. I admit, I've been guilty of it. Sometimes I refer to the father by his first name instead of “Daddy" when talking to my daughter. I don't always leave the . (Post Divorce)

7 Benefits of Participating in a Divorce Recovery Group

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 Shelley Grieser (July 10, 2008)  I remember it was January 5, 2001 when my husband reached the final decision that he was “ready to move on. " It was December of 1998 when he informed me that he “was not happy. " He agreed to go to marriage counseling but was not interested in doing the work. He moved out of our home on 11/6/99 so he could have “some space. " On January 7th while I was sitting in .. (Post Divorce)

How to Find a Divorce Recovery Group in Your Area

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 Shelley Grieser (July 10, 2008)  If you do not know what a Divorce Recovery group is, it is a group of people who walk alongside you through one of life's most difficult experiences. Groups are led by people who understand divorce and what you are going through. They offer valuable information and resources in helping you heal and rebuild your life. To find a Divorce Recovery group in your area, there are several .. (Post Divorce)

How to Win at Child Custody Battles

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 Zac Johnson (July 07, 2008)  Divorce is one of the worst experiences anyone can go through. The process of divorce has been equated to a death in the family and I firmly believe that may very well be true. However what is the worst part of divorce is to go through a messy child custody battle. A messy fight over your kids can leave all members of the family hurt for a very long time afterwards. This can result in .. (Post Divorce)

Dating As a Single Father Put Your Children First

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 Michael Waddington (July 07, 2008)  "If you follow your heart, you're a romantic; if you follow your mind, you're an intellectual; if you follow your ex partner, you're a stalker, " - Rhonda Breed. There will come a time when moving on becomes a possibility. Some fathers may find themselves interested in dating fairly quickly. Others will put it off until everyone they know is trying to set them up. Circumstances can .. (Post Divorce)

Step Family Success - How to Keep Your Step Family & Marriage in Balance

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 Alyssa Johnson (July 05, 2008)  Step families are different. A lot of people incorrectly assume they will look, feel and act like any other family. WRONG! They are distinctly unique. Because of this, the way you approach them has to be different as well. It's almost like a big balancing act. You have children you need to focus on as well as your spouse. Both groups need your attention. Both groups may feel .. (Post Divorce)

The Joy of Sharing Custody

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 Len Stauffenger (July 02, 2008)  Divorce by itself is tough to handle, but when you've got kids, the pain goes on because you have to keep interfacing with your “ever lovin" ex. Divorce hurts. It is your natural inclination to move away from the hurt that divorce brings as rapidly as possible. If you never had to see your ex again, that would make the hurt dissipate. But your children deserve to have and enjoy .. (Post Divorce)

Remarriage Preparation - Changes You Need to Make Now - Before the Remarriage

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 Alyssa Johnson (July 01, 2008)  Remarriage is a big undertaking. So many different emotions can be felt all at once that it can almost seem overwhelming! Making sure you push past those emotions and look at things rationally though, is very important. It's only then that you realize how important it's going to be for you and your fiance to prepare before the “I Do's. " One of the most frequently overlooked .. (Post Divorce)

Successful Remarriage - How to Keep Your Marriage & Step Family Strong

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 Alyssa Johnson (July 01, 2008)  Step family life can be very chaotic. Because of this it's easy for the marriage itself to get lost in the shuffle. Trust me, you DON"T want this to happen!! Yes, it's important to focus on helping all family members feel comfortable, but don't neglect your fledgling marriage. One of the best ways to keep focused on your marriage is to develop similar interests. The easiest similar .. (Post Divorce)

10 Mistakes Dads Make While Fighting For Custody

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 Michael Waddington (June 28, 2008)  Divorces that involve children can become messy and complicated. True, it is impossible to be a “perfect" parent, yet dads need to be aware of some big mistakes to avoid. Striving to be the best parent possible as well as showing others your capabilities produces a strong picture for courts and evaluators involved in custody decisions. One obvious mistake Dads make is to not keep . (Post Divorce)




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