A pumpkin and corn on the Thanksgiving beach.

Navigating Narcissistic Abuse During Thanksgiving: Co-parenting and Setting Boundaries

Thanksgiving, a time for gratitude and family, can take an unexpected turn when you’re co-parenting with a narcissistic ex-partner. In the midst of holiday cheer, narcissistic abuse can rear its ugly head. Setting boundaries and seeking support become crucial tools in ensuring a peaceful Thanksgiving. As a divorce coach, I’m here to help you navigate this challenging terrain, so you can focus on creating positive memories for yourself and your children.
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A child holding a jack-o-lantern, embracing the Halloween traditions with their co-parent.

Navigating Halloween as a Co-Parent: Overcoming Challenges and Creating New TraditionsĀ šŸŽƒ

Halloween, a time of excitement and imagination for children, can pose unique challenges for co-parents dealing with a difficult ex-partner. Balancing the desire to be with your children on Halloween while ensuring their well-being in the face of a toxic relationship can be daunting. In this blog post, we’ll delve into practical tips to help you navigate Halloween as a co-parent, ensuring that you and your children can still enjoy this festive occasion together.
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Navigating High-Conflict Divorce: A Glimpse into the Perspective of Children and Teens

Divorce is an unexpected journey that affects not only the couple involved but also the children caught in the crossfire. Recently, a conversation with one of my teenage swimmers opened my eyes to the perspective of children in high-conflict divorces. Her candid words about her parents’ selfishness and the court-ordered visitation schedule left me wondering how my own children felt amidst our struggles. It became clear that children in these situations often witness more than we realize and bear the weight of their parents’ battles. As parents, it is crucial to prioritize our children’s well-being, establish healthy boundaries, and provide them with the necessary support to navigate these challenging times. By considering their perspective, we can create a more empathetic and supportive environment that helps them thrive despite the circumstances.
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