Guest Post: How I Told My Kids We Were Getting Divorced

For many people, the most difficult part about divorce is the impact on the kids. And this starts on the day that you tell them about the divorce. Author L.J. Burke shares his story and surprising revelation about the day his kids were told about their parent’s divorce.  How I Told My Kids We WereContinue reading “Guest Post: How I Told My Kids We Were Getting Divorced”

What to Expect In Your Teenager When You’re Divorcing

I had someone ask me earlier if I had any resources on kids during divorce. My first reaction was to say that, although I’m a child of divorce, I don’t really have any experience as the adult in that situation. But then I asked what grade the kid in question was in. And once IContinue reading “What to Expect In Your Teenager When You’re Divorcing”

‘Tis the Season

‘Tis the season. The stretch of the year anticipated by some and dreaded by others. It’s the time when family gathers and the lack of family pierces. We bond over memories and rituals and some mourn the loss of traditions. We see the wonder of the season through the eyes of our children and someContinue reading “‘Tis the Season”

The End.

You would think that I would be used to endings by now. I finish several books a week, following the tales to their final word. I run races, keeping my eye on the finish line. My weekdays are filled with bells that signal the end of a class period seven times a day. I’ve beenContinue reading “The End.”