Play the Long Game for Your Kids

Play the Long Game for Your Kids

Jun 29, 2021 | Co-Parenting, Divorce, Parenting

Marriage wasn’t a play the long game experience I never imagined as I walked down the aisle on my wedding day that six years later, I would be divorced. My par ...

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Data Privacy, Mobile Apps, and your Children

Sep 25, 2020 | Parenting

 Data privacy issues can impact your children, particularly if they use mobile apps Many children these days have an online presence starting at birth – 92% ...

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The Key to Closure: How to Forgive Someone Who Isn’t Sorry on familyplanapp.com

How to Forgive Someone Who Isn’t Sorry: The Key to Closure

Sometimes you have to forgive the person who owes you an apology in order to move on in life ...

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What Do I Do When Spousal or Child Support Is Late? on familyplanapp.com

What can I do about Late Child Support Payments?

Do you know what steps to take if your former spouse misses a payment or fails to pay consistently? ...

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Documenting Divorce: Recordkeeping During and After Divorce Proceedings on familyplanapp.com

Important Divorce Papers for During and After Proceedings

Save time, money, and stress by preparing your paperwork and possessions for divorce ...

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How Mediation Can Help You Avoid Cascading Fees (and Added Stress) in a Divorce on familyplanapp.com

How Mediation Can Help You Avoid Cascading Fees in a Divorce

Going the mediation route during a divorce, instead of pursuing litigation, can end up saving you thousands. You’ll also be able to get back to your life sooner, s ...

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Finances and Freedom: Don’t Feel Trapped by Budgeting on familyplanapp.com

Sorting Finances After Divorce: Creating a Budget

Creating a post-divorce budget can save you time, money, and stress in the future. Divorce is exhausting, and by the time it’s all said and done you may find y ...

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Walking Away: How to End or Avoid Arguments with Your Co-Parenting Partner on familyplanapp.com

Co-Parenting: How to End or Avoid Arguments

End the emotional turmoil by avoiding confrontation with your co-parent No one said that divorce would be easy. Although many people look forward to the legal dis ...

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Badmouthing Your Ex to Your Friends? Here’s How It Could Hurt You on familyplanapp.com

Badmouthing Your Ex to Your Friends? Here’s How It Could Hurt You

Language drives how we think and view the world around us. And changing how you speak about your ex-partner can change your attitude towards your co-parenting relati ...

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Can You Hear Me Now? Learn How to Actively Listen on familyplanapp.com

Co-Parenting: Exercises for Active Listening

Improve communication issues with your co-parenting partner through active listening Listening seems like a natural process; an innate sense that doesn’t need t ...

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We All Lose Our Temper and Send a Harsh Email. Here’s How to Do Damage Control. on familyplanapp.com

We All Lose Our Temper—Here’s How to Apologize

Apologies come in a variety of shapes and sizes—and some of them aren't the right shape, nor the right size. If you want to make a sincere apology, here are some h ...

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mother's day as a step parent

Looking at *bleeping* Mother’s Day as a Step Parent

May 2, 2019 | Parenting, Stepparents

I have lots of feelings about Mother’s Day. I am always blown away by how emotional I am on this day. Just to be clear, I don’t have a traumatic history with Mot ...

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