What is the best way to introduce my new girlfriend to my 5yr old daughter in a positive , neutral way so she doesn’t feel like I’m replacing her mother? We had thought about doing it while my EX (her mom) is there, but I’m afraid she may try to make it seem like a…

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Your child’s co-parenting Rule #12:  Do all you can to teach me coping skills.  They are my self-protection from the stress, anger and anxiety of the divorce.  Josh was in my 2013 class – some time near the Christmas holiday.  He was quiet until conversation about how difficult it was to remember specific argument.  None. …

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Welp!!!  I have to give credit where it’s due. My Ex does NOTHING to help with our kids. NOTHING. And, when she is around, there’s always some sort of chaos. Well, yesterday was our youngest 13th birthday. I had a party for her and of course (against my better judgment), I invited her mom. Well…I get a…

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So, I want advice before I say anything because I’m upset and don’t want to overreact. My ex and I went to court Thursday and he gets every other weekend and every other holiday, and it was to go in effect this weekend, so he has them for Easter. In our papers, it states that…

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My ex-husband and I have a four-year-old daughter. We have shared custody, as a result, we alternate picking her up from daycare. Lately, she seemed confused over who’s picking her up from school… Her teacher says she’s noticed that my daughter becomes agitated close to pick up time… Asking the teacher, “who’s picking me up…

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YIKES!!! I’m feeling a little anxious…my soon-to-be-ex and our boys went to the movies and his girlfriend is bringing them home. I haven’t met her face to face yet, nor am I sure I want to just yet… anyway. I’m not sure if I should just stay in the house or go outside to greet…

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How do you transition your kids to overnights at the other parent’s house? She’s 7, he’s getting a 2 bedroom apartment in April. She’s never even been to the place he has now. She also doesn’t do well with change (she’s just started therapy) and doesn’t even do well with sleepovers with the grandparents. I…

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The clothes I buy for my kids seem to never make it back to my house. Does anyone else have that problem? I’m at the point where I’m going to start sending them back in the same clothes, I picked them up in. Clean of course. Money is scarce and hate having to buy clothes…

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