Amidst the cheers and U.S. Olympic pride, there have been some helpful articles dealing with divorce, separation, and parenting over the last several weeks. The family law blog of Sharon Johnson would like to share these highlights:
If at first you don’t succeed | Try Changing Your Behavior Dr. Terri Orbuch gives relationship and dating advice to those on the second go-round of looking for a husband or wife. Her 3 week plan offers some simple steps to changing the little things in our behavior before looking for ‘happiness’ elsewhere.
Picking up the pieces with potlucks and picnics? | Lois Tarter suggests Starting A Divorce Support Group to help deal with post-divorce stress. It will likely depend on how the individual handles transition. Some may seek other stress relieving activities like exercising, reading, or even picking up a new hobby.
Dealing with the heat | Sometimes we need to get the kids out of the house but it’s just too hot, right? Well, we’ve come across these ideas for outside fun that won’t require spending another $50 on a slip-n-slide (that likely won’t last more than a day). 3 Ideas for DIY Water Play offers some easy, do-it-yourself options for keeping the young ones cool and allowing the older kids to lend a hand building something themselves. It’s a win-win (or even better, a water-win)!
Partnership advice from parenting class| Everything I needed to know about marriage…I learned from parenting is advice for putting parenting practices to work in marriages. Our favorite tip form Liz Finlay, laugh often.
Of course, if you have a legal question pertaining to divorce, custody, paternity, mediation, or relocation; contact Jacksonville family law attorney Sharon B. Johnson and schedule a consultation or call (904) 306-9926.