TURNING SHAME INTO ONE OF VALUE AND BELONGING?

They say that “death brings dignity, but divorce brings shame.” This raises the question, how are we as a society treating the millions of families experiencing divorce? What attitudes and actions are we carrying into our everyday lives, neighborhoods and places of...

Not All Together

As children of divorce we need places to not have it all together. Allow us to be ‘not ok’ and still patiently, deeply love us. Remember, we’re contending with a lot.

Back And Forth

Transitioning houses…going back -and -forth between mom and dads house is a regular part of divorce that kids must endure. Its easy to underestimate or even forget how stressful this aspect of divorce can be for kids. Keeping track of their belongings, organizing...

Being A Pleaser

All of us are ‘pleasers’, at least once in awhile. It’s human nature to want people to get along, to have folks like us, to experience peace in our relationships. For children going through divorce, ‘pleasing’ often runs much deeper. Kids are often caught. Caught...

Why Kids 24/7?

Kids experiencing divorce need lots of things. The transitions and changes of separation and divorce bring many unique losses and adjustments to each child’s life. Kids need help naming what’s happening, they needs support and patience, but most of all they need a...