Whether you're moving just after separating from your child's other parent or if you've been separated for some time and you are moving once again, moving is a stressful experience. Although the average American moves around 12 times in their life, that doesn't mean that it necessarily becomes easier after a few moves. When you're co-parenting, there can be other challenges … [Read more...] about Co-parenting and moving: How to make it easier
Coparenting after divorce or separation presents many difficulties. One difficulty that you may face is choosing a school to send your child to, especially if the family had to relocate after your separation. When you're making the decision with your coparent about what school to send your child to, keep these tips in mind. What is best for your child? At the core of this … [Read more...] about Tips for choosing a school with your coparent
Laura Hall, 1975 This photo was taken of me on my 24th birthday in early June, 1975. My father picked out the gold-thread-embroidered, gauzy peasant blouse I’m wearing. I loved it. I can still feel the exuberance I felt that day. My new husband and I had just moved into a cute rental house in Sonoma County. My daughter would be starting kindergarten in the fall and I’d be … [Read more...] about Finding My Tribe For Gay Dad
Unfortunately, divorce is an all-too-common reality for many modern families. Many marriages end in separation or divorce, leaving many fathers wondering what lies ahead in the uncertain future. While marriages fail for all sorts of reasons - some messier than others - it's important that you don't allow your strained relationship with your soon-to-be-ex to trickle down … [Read more...] about Can you really keep things civil during a divorce?
It can seem like it takes up your entire focus at the time, but there is life beyond the divorce process. While you're still a great father to your children, you're now also a single man who can take his personal life in a variety of directions. Some men in this position are fine with taking a break from romantic relationships, but you may be interested in testing the … [Read more...] about Navigating the world of dating as a single dad