Separation and Grief

Divorced parents: surviving the Holidays

Divorced parents: surviving the Holidays

Experiencing a "shared custody" at Christmas is not easy, both in terms of emotions and organization. Here are ways to survive this very emotional period.

December 21, 2020
Shared custody - Many ways to handle it

Shared custody - Many ways to handle it

Shared custody is an increasingly popular arrangement for separating families. It has the advantage of allowing the child to benefit from maximum contact with their parents, in their interest.

May 4, 2020
Shared custody for toddlers

Shared custody for toddlers

Most parents agree that children will spend a week with dad and a week with mom, but is this really the best for a toddler? Is a week too long?

February 26, 2018
Breaking up at Christmas?

Breaking up at Christmas?

Your love is fading and Christmas is around the corner. You may be willing to split up only after Christmas but can you fake until then?

December 10, 2012
Announcing a separation to children

Announcing a separation to children

The way in which you will announce your separation to your children will greatly influence their reaction and attitude. You want everything to go smoothly.

November 19, 2012
International divorce

International divorce

On the spur of the moment, you married the father of your child who went back to his country a few months later. What are you supposed to do?

September 25, 2012
Blended families

Blended families

When you are ready to move in with a new love and wish to mix both families, what can you do to make the new living arrangements go smoothly?

June 26, 2011

This week
COVID-19 - Parents are heroes too!

Being a parent during this pandemic is not easy. You are all living different situations and you all have your own challenges and fears. But you also all have something in common: you are your children’s heroes!

Pregnancy a trimester at a time

It was previously believed that musculoskeletal pain associated with pregnancy was an integral part of the changes that women face. We now know that these discomforts can be prevented and mitigated.

Last time my breastfeeding experience went poorly - this time I want it to be different

Unfortunately, we still read and hear about moms who had a really difficult time breastfeeding with their first baby. This could involve anything from not mastering breastfeeding in the first few days to ongoing breastfeeding problems or worries about low milk supply.

Learning to ride a bicycle

You can imagine your hand leaving his bicycle in slow motion and sending him to… a fall? Of course not! You are offering him freedom… it is indeed a big day!