Family Files

There is no such thing as a “broken family.” Family is family…. Families are made in the heart.  — C. Joybell C.

Loyalty Bind Talks: Loosening the Binds that Hurt

Loyalty Bind Talks: Loosening the Binds that Hurt

Loyalty binds when extreme and repetitive may result in “parental alienation” which is a destructive bind caused by the pathological use of coercion, power and control over a child' emotional world and their relationships. This post is about the kinds of loyalty binds...

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Parenting Skills for Two-Home Family Life

Parenting Skills for Two-Home Family Life

If you’re divorced or separated, then it's likely your children live in a two-home family - they have one childhood lived across two homes!  The following checklist will help you assess your two-home parenting readiness. Cross off the skills that you know you are...

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Separation/Divorce Do’s and One Don’t

Separation/Divorce Do’s and One Don’t

Parenting isn’t a competitive sport … and skillful co-parenting isn’t dependent on what your parenting partner does or doesn’t do. Just know:  When you both function like a strong team – your children win!! When either one of you follows best practices, your children...

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