Taking one day at a time
Taking One Day at a Time When you are tired and stressed it can be hard to see the forest for the trees. Little niggles become larger than life and what you would have ignored previously has become the trigger to start world war 3.  When this is your life the easiest thing to do is take one da...
Did they really just say that?
Have you ever found yourself in the midst of a conversation asking yourself “did they really just say that?”?  Most people have.   But what are you questioning?  Is it the words that were spoken or the meaning you attached to the words?  You see, during any conversa...
What about my rights?
Who has the rights - the parent or the child? If I had a $1 for every time a parent said to me “but I have rights” - I would be very rich by now!  The truth is - you don’t have rights. Your children do. It is not your right to spend time with your kids.  It is your chil...
Top 5 Benefits of Mediation
Have you ever wondered why the Court requires you to mediate before you start court proceedings?  Or if you are in the middle of court proceedings have you ever wondered why you are given time to try and reach an agreement or ordered back to mediation?  There are many answers in response t...
Finding your next dollar
Money is tight and I don’t know what to do….   The current environment has a lot of people concerned and more than ever people are reaching out asking for help and they are not alone!  Whilst the government has put supports in place, these packages don't help everyone or nec...
COVID-19 and Parenting Arrangements
  It is no news alert that we are currently in the midst of a pandemic like no other.  Domestic boarders have been shut, social distancing rules are being enforced and restrictions have been put on who can visit us.  People are working and schooling from home.  Society as we kne...
How To Travel With Your Child As A Single Parent
Travelling with your child is always an exciting adventure for creating wonderful memories. It can also be a stressful one since you are travelling alone with your child. But, that doesn’t mean you can’t do it. In fact, if you want to have a great time on your vacation, you need to prepa...
Separation is RealĀ 
There’s no getting around the pain of separation – it’s damn real. Whether it was you that decided to end the marriage, or your partner, there is always an element of hardship and emotional turmoil involved. There are a variety of different ways to ease the pain, but the best thing...
Ensuring Your Children Will Have the Right Support Post-Separation
How do children cope post-separation? Well, at first, it’s a challenge. Primarily because it’s so different to what they are accustomed to and such a huge shock. But like most things, after a substantial amount of time, it becomes normal and it’s no longer such a shock. In saying t...
How do you Tell Your Children?
Separation and divorce is unpleasant, to be completely truthful, divorce is an absolute world-wind of emotional turmoil. But, one of the hardest aspects of separation or divorce is explaining your decision to your child/children and trying to manoeuvre a conversation of such heartbreak. While there&...