Author: Amy Blacklock

The Third Time’s The Charm: Marriage After Two Divorces Don’t Let Your Past Hold You Back

Divorce can be complicated and challenging, often heart-wrenching, sometimes ugly and bitter. It can be expensive, time-consuming, and extremely stressful. Yet, the most painful and taxing divorce or two should not hold you back from trying again for often the third time’s the charm, and marriage after two divorces can be a healthy and beautiful thing. You see, marriage is not good, bad, healthy, or unhealthy in and of itself (nor is divorce for that matter). It is the emotions, feelings, and work of the two people in the marital relationship that make it good, bad, happy, or sad....

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Co-Parenting A Child On The Spectrum Maximizing Visitation With Your Asperger’s Child

Parenting may be one of the most difficult things one does in life. After giving birth to a child, we are not provided with an instruction manual. In fact, we are provided with minimal direction at all. When our child is one with special needs or is a child on the spectrum, additional attention and care are often required. Add in parents living in separate households due to a divorce and the efforts and considerations multiply. Being responsible and acting in our children’s best interests, regardless of how we feel about an ex-spouse is crucial to the well-being of our...

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Introducing Your Asperger’s Child to The New Woman In Your Life Life After Divorce for Dads

If you’re dating after divorce, sooner or later the time will come for introducing your child to the new woman in your life. Introducing a new woman to kids can be tough, but when your Asperger’s child is involved, it can be even more difficult. To help the new woman in your life understand you and your Asperger’s child, keep in mind 1. She May Know Very Little About Asperger’s Chances are she will know nothing about Asperger’s (also know as High-Functioning Autism or ASD, Autism Spectrum Disorder) or perhaps even be misinformed about the syndrome. Recall what it...

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What To Do When Your Ex Is Dating a Registered Sex Offender A Horrifying Reality for Too Many Parents

It’s almost inevitable that your ex-spouse will date someone else one day. Perhaps you will know him, most likely you will not. You may be envious or delighted, maybe angry or hurt. No doubt it will stir some emotions, especially if you have children. I bet though; you won’t expect it to be a registered sex offender. The thought of your child or children interacting with another man is not an easy one to wrap your head around. However, it is important for everyone’s sake that you try. That’s what my friend was doing. Until he learned something, he...

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