Does Shared Parenting Work?

March 13, 2008

I just read an interesting op-ed piece in the Boston Globe about shared parenting in MA. Divorcemag makes a good case about the effects of fatherless homes and the lack of a father figure in a child’s life. According to their findings, fatherless homes account for: -63 percent of youth suicides -90 percent of homeless/runaway […]

Parenting Practices During Divorce

December 12, 2007

A study conducted by the University of Alberta found that divorce does not change parenting behavior. And that there are more similarities than differences in parenting between recently divorced couples and those that are married. What is the long term affect of divorce on parenting over the course of a child’s upbringing? If a parent […]

How to be a Great Divorced Dad

August 9, 2007

In an article by the UK’s, author Simon Baker relates his own divorce story woes and how he turned them around to make the best of the situation. In this article, he gives some helpful hints that he discovered along the way that can also be found in his book, How to be a […]

Colorado Helps Fathers Co-parent

July 31, 2007

In an effort to strengthen fathers’ roles in their families, Garfield County, CO has created a service program to address this very issue. Named The Family Connection/Responsible Fathers program, it will provide several useful services to better educate dads, including parenting classes, mediation, job search assistance, and referrals to agencies providing substance abuse, domestic violence […]