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Emotional Trauma and Its Effect on the Brain 

Are you familiar with the term “flight, fight, or freeze”? During a stressful event, the

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Living As An Example For Your Kids

Flight attendants remind us routinely: take care of yourself first. This is not selfishness. It’s

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Back to School Academic Preparation For Your Child

Academically, it is important to begin to prepare your child’s school supplies and to go

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“Unexpected” Legacies of Divorce Upon Children

Researchers recently found “unexpected” results at the conclusion of a 25-year study of the impact

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Top 4 Tips for Telling Your Child About Your Divorce

When telling your children that you and your spouse are separating and/or divorcing, in most families,

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4 Tips To Detach Yourself From the Past

You will be able to center yourself and deal with the other parent more effectively

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coParenting – A Positive Childhood Experience

Did you know that humans are born without fully developed brains? The rest of our

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Training Exercise for coParent Self Care

It’s time to set up your own self-care plan! This will be the easiest thing

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5 Steps to Reclaim Your Happiness After Divorce

I DO…I DID…NOW WHAT? Take these five steps to reclaim your happiness after divorce: Establish Boundaries

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How To Prepare Your Child Socially for Back to School

A coParent can prepare their child ahead of time for back to school. One most

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Ask Dr. Jann

Dear Dr. Jann: I don’t like dealing with my child’s father.  He drives me crazy.

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The coParent Should Be “We,” Not “I”

“I” versus “we” pronouns can be very important, when coParents are speaking to their child.

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Tribal Warfare – All Against One coParent

In her book, In the Name of the Child, Janet Johnston and colleagues write that

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Divorce and Money

Needless to say, divorce attorneys expect to be paid for all those court appearances as

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Reduce the Intensity of the coParenting Relationship

An emotionally-charged relationship is the fast lane to disaster when dealing with your child’s parent

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Divorce With Children: Recommended Reading

When you have children, divorce becomes much more serious of a matter. In a monumental

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Preparing Kids Emotionally for Back to School

Summer is almost over and kids may have had camp experiences, neighborhood playtimes, grandparent visits,

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coParent Planning Guide

This information will help guide coParents through the planning process. This checklist for coParent planning is

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Forming Supportive Friendships, During and After Divorce

Divorce is not a solitary event. It’s not just you who is affected. It’s not

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Ask Dr. Jann – False Allegation About coParent

One coParent Files An Untrue Court Order Dear Dr. Jann: My ex and I had

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Healthy coParents Refuel One Another

Only evolution’s cruel genius would make the ultimate act of holding tight and the ultimate

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Child-Focused coParenting 

I love this quote. “Let there be peace in my child’s life and let it begin

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coParenting Rule: No Disparaging Remarks Allowed

In alienation cases, the problem is very similar. Most family courts have a standard court

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Telling Your Child About Trial Separation

If you are just having a trial separation, I have some advice for speaking to

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Divorce – What Occurs and How Long It Takes

By now it should be clear that even in the best of circumstances, your divorce

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Trauma and Its Effects on the Family Dynamic

What defines trauma, you may ask? Trauma can come in many forms. The most common

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Healing Your Emotions After Divorce

Blech! You may be so sick to death of your emotions right now that you

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Top 5 Tips to Build Resiliency in Your Child After Divorce

How do we as coParents raise our child to be stronger following our separation or

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When Family Court Focuses on One Parent 

Ironically, family courts often slip into this all-or-nothing thinking from the start of a case.

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Ask Dr. Jann

Dear Dr. Jann: I’m having problems with my daughter. When she visits my house where

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