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Divorce More Likely with Kids with Special Needs

A child with “special needs” is a broad spectrum of conditions that can strain a family. Whether it’s a physical disability, a cognitive delay or both, early intervention and a positive environment are the 2 key factors that can help keep a family together. While the likelihood of divorce increases when one or more children have special needs and educational requirements, the reasons for divorce can be varied. A study in Maternal and Child Health Journal recognizes the financial and psychological strain accompanying the daily and longterm attention associated with a child with special needs including low birth rate. In fact, these couples have 2x the likelihood of divorcing.  Continue reading “Divorce More Likely with Kids with Special Needs”

5 Steps to Independence After Divorce

The 4th of July is upon us and what better time to celebrate your own independence. Take a break from building your case with LegalLogs with these 5 firecracker ideas to keep the party going: Throw Yourself a Divorce Party You threw yourself a wedding to start the whole thing off, why not bookend it with a kick-ass celebration. Imagine your friends, your REAL ones, surrounding you at a bonfire, laughing, eating, crying and celebrating as you burn those love letters that said “I will always love you.” Letting go, literally and figuratively, can be just the cathartic end you need … Continue reading 5 Steps to Independence After Divorce

Double Empty Nest? Triple Empty Nest!

Originally posted on This Way Up:
“All alone! Whether you like it or not, alone is something you’ll be quite a lot!” ― Dr. Seuss It is Thursday, April 28th 2016 and I am here to coin a new phrase that I haven’t heard talked about much online, but seems to be a very real phenomenon among 50 – 65 year old women. Triple Empty Nest We were known as the Sandwich Generation – taking care of teens as well as taking care of our elderly parents.  Then most of us Baby Boomer women started experiencing Empty Nest in a… Continue reading Double Empty Nest? Triple Empty Nest!