Parenting and Divorce

Parenting with Dual Families: Two Vital Ways to Support a Positive Summer Visit with a Parent

By Kelly Killham, LCSW Parenting through divorce is difficult, to say the least, but one of many main points reiterated tirelessly from experts is that children should maintain important, independent relationships with each parent whether the household is married, single, or divorced because it fosters good judgment, character, and values. While being separated for the …

Decisions, Decisions…How Can We Prepare Our Children to Make Responsible Choices?

By Jennifer Miller, M.Ed. “I don’t like playing anymore, but all my friends are joining the team again,” relays my eleven-year-old son, Ethan, voicing his debate over whether to commit to another season of baseball. He has played for a number of years cultivating valuable friendships along the way. But, as he’s grown, the coaches, …