Children

Feature Blog - Christine Weston from Divorce Resource
What is your name ? Christine Weston - I am a 49 year old divorced mother of two teenage sons. I am living in Perth, Australia.   I am the managing director of Divorce Resource Pty Ltd, founder of the Divorce Resource website (we can also be found on facebook) and creator of The Split Kit – ...
Parenting after separation and divorce - July Feature Blog
Parenting after separation and divorce can be difficult at the best of times.  This month we have brought you words of wisdom from someone who has been there before.  This person has requested that they remain anonymous and we will always honour that request.  At the end of the day, we want to sh...
Child representation
I have just had the opportunity to listen to a talk on the different models of child representation in different jurisdictions – in particular the US, Canada and the UK.   I don’t know what level of involvement you have had with an Independent Children’s Lawyer in our family law system. A...
Relocation Part 2 - Sorting out the details
This week I want to continue on with what we were discussing last week in terms of moving interstate. Last week it was a question emailed in from one of our followers and the move specifically related to a job opportunity that they had but what we are going to talk about today relates no matter the ...
Relocation Part 1 - Consent
This week we have been emailed through a question – “I have been offered a job interstate – should I take it?” Firstly congratulations on the job offer before you accept it though there are some things that you need to think through; and I thought that some of you may relate to this which is...
How do you tell your children you are separating?
So you have made the decision to separate. You know that this is the best thing for your children in the long term. How do you tell them? Do you both sit down with the children and explain what is going to happen? Do you just pack everything up and leave, telling them on the way to the new place? D...
Extra Curricular Activities
This week I want to talk about extra curricular activities; what happens when we don’t want our child to participate in an activity. When this happens we can get a lot of conflict and a lot of emotions can come up as to why we don’t want them to participate in the activity – whatever it is. Be...
Feature Blog - Clare Christie
What is your name and what do you do? Clare Christie from Harmony At Home is a parenting coach and professional family counsellor with well over a decade of experience helping parents to achieve confidence in parenting and empowering them to make the journey both enjoyable and rewarding. Clare's suc...
What do you do on your child's birthday?
In just over a week my little girl will turn 2. I can’t believe it. I am not quite sure where the two years has gone and I am sure many of you are the same. This got be me thinking though – how do you organise your children’s birthdays? What do you do to enable them to spend time with each of ...