Helping Your Child Survive a Difficult Divorce
2016-05-22 | If you think you aren't hurting your child when you rag about their other parent, you are in denial. Keep a check on how you deny your inappropriate behavior. Denial distorts reality by seeing all the wrong your ex does, while telling yourself that your behavior is impeccable. You may minimize and ignore the damage that your actions cause your child. Read more
What is divorce mediation?
2015-07-09 | Divorce mediation is an out-of-court dispute-resolution tool that helps people settle their differences sensibly and with the legal system having only minimal involvement.
It provides a structured process that minimizes the defensiveness and friction that are normally present during spousal settlement conversations. It does this by creating a non-confrontational atmosphere that encourages the spouses to put their best foot forward when they are presenting their thoughts and concerns to one another.Read more
Parent Workshops | Divorce Training
2016-05-13 | Our workshops are presented nationwide by experienced and accredited CoParenting Mediators and Social Workers in English and Afrikaans. The parenting workshops have been developed over the past ten years with input from mediators, social workers, psychologists, attorneys and most of all, parents. We customize each workshop based on information supplied by parents/professionals when booking seats.Read more
The Ugly Truth About Being a Single Parent
2016-05-29 | Becoming a single parent (I have been my childrens primary caregiver for 6 years now) is akin to taking on the role of a CEO with no deputy, one for which there is no brief, no guidelines, no rules. We go in blind, unaware of the sheer exhaustion, planning and logistics that it will entail. Survival and nurturing instincts takes over, with little regard for the physical and emotional effects on you as a parent. Our children come first, right?Read more
2016-05-18 | The reality is and always will be that every child is 50% mom and 50% dad - this cannot change. What can change is when, and it always happens, the child starts asking why one parent lied about the other parent. Parental alienation damages our children and ends the relationship between the alienator and the child.Read more