Navigating Post-Divorce Dating

Dating after divorce is quite a normal thing. It can feel wonderful. It’s a time of self-discovery, a return to internal values, and the thrill of meeting new people. None of this makes you a bad parent.

The Vagus Nerve

The Vagus Nerve is the longest cranial nerve in the body and serves as a communication pathway between the gut and the brain. Improving vagal tone has been associated with improvement mental health.

The Vital Role of Sleep

Sleep is one of the most pivotal needs to support a child’s mental health and overall well-being. Sleep plays a crucial role in everything from a child’s development and mental health.

Aftereffects of Divorce on Children

Aftereffects of Divorce on Children

The US has been a “leader” in family change with an early (rising in the late 1960s) and high increase in divorce, followed by an explosion in non‐marital birth with or without cohabitation.

Co-Parenting

Co-Parenting in Divorce

As you navigate this time of transition, remember your collaborative efforts in co-parenting create a resilient and supportive base that allows your child to thrive. It’s essential to address personal feelings about your ex-spouse privately, away from your child.

Blended Families

One of the most important things you can model for your child is how to have loving & supportive relationships. While this is well-supported by research, many parents worry getting divorced is worse than staying in an unhealthy marriage.

Self-Care for Parents

Being an involved and attentive parent is important, however, it is also important to take care of yourself. Whether you are a working parent or a stay-at-home parent, being a parent can be exhausting.

Teen Dating

Teen Dating

Research shows that teenagers and parents value different qualities in who the teenager wants to date. Parents: never forget the lessons of Romeo and Juliet. A prohibited relationship is the peak of romantic drama.

Mental Health, Sleep, & Screen Time

Mental Health, Sleep, & Screen Time

Did you know screen time is contributing to sleep deprivation in kids? In this Fast Company article, they discuss the links between mental health, sleep, and screen time.

Family Conflict

Family Conflict

Family conflict is normal. It can be healthy for parents to argue in front of children. Kids can learn from parents how to argue effectively, with purpose, and how to apologize and move forward.