By Lisa Gabardi | On the road to becoming responsible, respectful adults, teens benefit from having parents who stay involved, share information, and coordinate plans and rules. Opportunities to manipulate and deceive parents decrease when divorced parents keep each other well informed about their teenagers.
The Alienated Child: Commentary on the Intensity of Rejection and an Elaboration of the Therapeutic Team Approach
By Maddy Cacciatore | Children who are alienated from one of their parents may be projecting a lot of their pain onto the rejected parent. Helping them may take a team effort.
By Virginia Colin | Separate celebrations with two sides of a divorced family get old for some kids and some young adults. Can co-parents celebrate together?
By Virginia L Colin | Despite the pain of their separation, numerous misunderstandings, and frightening arguments, this mom and dad made a plan that protected their child.
There is considerable concern in Canada about how to reduce the adversarial nature of family law proceedings and promote better relationships between separating parents. We report here on a recent survey of Canadian legal professionals that reflects support for mediation and certain amendments to the parenting provisions of the Divorce Act.