So, Who Gets the Friends?

While we applaud Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin’s lovely letter informing, um, THE WORLD, of their thoughtful journey through separation, it got us thinking of how little is mentioned in the literature about separation and divorce on what to do about...

Next Event, Nov 4th: Divorce and Your Grown Up Kids

Divorce and “The Invisible Children”  We tend to assume that our college age or adult kids are the least upset by our marital split. Maybe we’ve even waited until the kids were off to college before starting the process of separation or divorce.  But too often we end...

A Barter Life

At my first job, as a summer sales clerk at a hippy boutique, I befriended a woman coworker, who it was whispered, traveled the world by private plane.  This was hard to figure, given that we both made less than $200 a week selling tie- dyed t-shirts.  I asked her...

Don’t Twist My Lug Nuts (or How to Really Change A Tire)

Tire tricks for solo travelers Summer is here, and for those of us traveling the highways as women alone, or alone with kids, its good to be prepared for the unexpected. Since my husband moved out, I’ve had three flat tires, er, make that three opportunities to...

Co-Parenting- Get it In Writing!

Divorce is it’s own difficult but necessary ordeal to go through when a marriage no longer works. Add kids to the mix and there is a whole other layer of decisions to go through. While divorce is final, parenting is an ever-changing landscape that ties you to your ex...