When you remarry and throw another kid or two or three into the mix, good organization can mean the difference between a harmonious home and total chaos.
We're officially declaring the day after Valentine's Day as the holiday for Discount Self-Indulgence.
Vicky Lansky's Divorce Book for Parents offers a children's Bill of Rights, including the right not be used as a pawn between parents. The author, who was 75, died this week.
Tech lets you get informed, find professionals, log child support and track details—leading to calm and a sense of control.
As "Jane the Virgin" shows, living close to an ex can ease logistical and emotional complications of co-parenting.
Not shopping, from Black Friday deals through Cyber Monday specials, made this holiday weekend special for my family.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has relaxed the "rules" on screen time. Psychologist and parenting expert Stephanie O'Leary offers tips for navigating them in real life.
Looking back on her parents' long-ago divorce, one 60-something woman shares what they did wrong, and right.
Extreme Weight Loss co-hosts Heidi and Chris Powell take to social media to talk about sharing parenting duties with Heidi's ex.
Setting and keeping limits can be extra hard when you're the only adult in the house. Psychologist Stephanie O'Leary gives easy success strategies.
When you divorce matters less than how you do it. How to help kids thrive, whatever their age.
While most states let you opt out of state-mandated formulas, you still need a fair agreement for everyone's happiness. (1 Question, 3 Lawyers)
Telling a date that you have, um . . . children, can feel scary. But parenting builds valuable (sexy) skills, as TV's The Mindy Project shows.
A stepparent is not a legal relationship, meaning the connection is what really matters.
There Goes the Motherhood offers some genuinely good insight on parenting in divorce.
As parents, we can help teachers and administrators be sensitive to changes in our family, and better support our kids. Here's what some schools are doing.
How Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie divorce affects them, their kids—and those of us who look toward celebs for inspiration. Let's hope it's a good divorce.
Gwyneth and Chris and one important truth: it's not divorce that matters so much for kids but rather how we act toward each other—in divorce, as in marriage.
Why suing to move away with your children can mean no one wins. Scenes from a good divorce gone bad in Grey's Anatomy.
Be concrete, simple and open to hearing your child’s anxieties.
PERSONAL ESSAY: “'You’ll end up like your mother,' was one of the harshest critiques of your divorce. That’s why I’m writing this letter."
Q&A: Launched in 2013 by Silicon Valley divorced mom Sheri Atwood, SupportPay.com helps parents manage payments—and emotions.
Why you do not want a judge to make parenting decisions for you—and how to avoid a court battle over custody.
Focus on your commitment as parents and love for your children.
Not so organized yourself? Use the fact of your divorce as motivation to learn. Five ways to help kids be organizational super stars.
Q&A: Psychologist and mother of four Eileen Kennedy-Moore talks about how to avoid friendship disruptions in divorce, and help kids make new ones.
Some people become better parents after divorce because they take time to really focus on their children—and are no longer distracted by fights with a spouse.
An overwhelming body of research shows that 80-percent of children of divorce do well in life. Here's how to help yours thrive.