Getting Through It: A Story About Fashion

Sometimes, the oddest things can get you through The first weeks after our decision to separate, I walked around in a stunned, anxious limbo.  I moved through the necessary parts of each day-getting kids to school, buying groceries, visiting the doctor, the lawyer,...

Time Stands Still

It was Day Eight of being home with our newborn. I sat on my colorful, checkered chair under the big window in our apartment. I wore a black nursing tank top that was wet with breast milk, a girdle-like belly wrap, high-waisted maternity leggings, and bare feet. My...

Filing for Divorce

Alyssa Ann Rower Family Law Attorney, Rower LLC alyssa.rower@gmail.com Q:  What EXACTLY does it mean to “file for divorce” and when should I be doing this? A:  While there isn’t just one way to proceed in a divorce case and your particular path will depend on your...

Divorce Back in the Day: The Reno Cure

Before No-Fault Divorce, there was ‘The Reno Cure’. These gems from around the web offer a peek at the days when getting a divorce meant hopping a bus or plane to Nevada for a six-week stay. Two Sisters Talk about Growing up in a Reno Divorce Hotel...

Talking to your Kids: 6 Pointers

The following comes from Jean Kunhardt M.A, LMHC and Lisa Spiegel M.A., LMHC, the directors of  Soho Parenting, an invaluable resource for families in Lower Manhattan: Simple and Honest: Telling Your Children About Separation Telling your children that you are...