Set A High Target For Your Children and Be Their Ladder to Reach It

In divorce mediation I encourage divorcing parents to have a conversation about developing shared goals for their children. From their birth, we want the best for our children and will willingly make sacrifices for them. This is an expression of our commitment to...

Thoughts About Fathers

With Father’s Day approaching, I’ve been thinking about my dad, who is no longer with us except for fond memories of his life. When I was growing up (1960s and early 1970s), most fathers were the primary earners in a family, and ours was no exception. My dad worked...

New Romantic Partners and Children of Divorce

In a recent online discussion among attorneys who are also mediators, this topic was raised: When neither spouse is currently dating or otherwise involved romantically with another person, what protocols will be followed for the children when someone new comes into...