Category Archives: Protecting children

You are a parent! Don’t try to replace the biological parent

Parenting 102 It’s hard work, dedication, love and challenges and … kids aren’t even yet in this picture! Entering a relationship with someone who has children requires graduation to a whole new level of hard work and dedication. At this stage, you are building a relationship not only with one, but with two or three … Continue reading You are a parent! Don’t try to replace the biological parent

Ten Tips for Success in Resolving Parenting Disputes

Ten Tips for Success in Resolving Parenting Disputes By Hon. Harvey Brownstone, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Be child-focused. Parents must learn to love their children more than they dislike each other. Children need peace more than their parents need to win. Make your child’s well-being the focal point of every discussion you have with your ex-partner. Before taking … Continue reading Ten Tips for Success in Resolving Parenting Disputes

Top Ten Ways to Protect Your Kids from the Fallout of a High Conflict Break-up

Top Ten Ways to Protect Your Kids from the Fallout of a High Conflict Break-up (By Joan B. Kelly, Ph.D.) 1. Talk to your children about your separation Studies show that only 5 percent of parents actually sit down, explain to their children when a marriage is breaking up, and encourage the kids to ask … Continue reading Top Ten Ways to Protect Your Kids from the Fallout of a High Conflict Break-up