divorced-parents 

The Vat of Fail

Who loses the most in a divorce? Illustration by Dori Hartley
I have a book on my nightstand, "On Becoming Fearless" by Arianna Huffington. I use it as a coaster. I hate water rings on wood. The cloudy circles remind me of...
I doubt very much I will ever be convinced that divorce was the only option and that my husband and I and the girls will all be better people for it.

Dad in Egyptian Custody Case: 'My Children Today Were Not My Children'

PRODUCTION PLAYER! DO NOT DELETE. Colin Bower has fought tirelessly for the right to see his two sons ever since his ex-wife allegedly kidnapped them and took them back to her home country of Egypt more than a year ago. But a...Colin Bower has fought tirelessly for the right to see his two sons ever since his ex-wife allegedly kidnapped them and took them back to her home country of Egypt more than a year ago. But a reunion there this week between the father and his boys was more heartbreaking than joyful.

An Ex-Husband's Dying Last Wish

Judah, age 3, and his mom Victoria Rosner. Credit: Victoria Rosner
A man leaves his pregnant wife, only to return when he gets a death sentence, and asks her for the biggest act of love a parent can give. What happened to Victoria Rosner is...

Holiday Shopping With Your Child For Your Ex

Divorced parents may find themselves shopping for their exes during the holidays. Credit: nkpix, Flickr
If you're divorced, you might find yourself in the uncomfortable position of having to help your child buy a holiday gift for your ex-spouse...

Christmas Tips for the Divorced Parent

Ending a romantic relationship usually means you don't see the other party again -- you can excise that person from your life, minimizing the emotional upheaval of having to interact with that person. Unless, of course, you have kids. Divorce...

Where Do You Eat Thanksgiving Dinner?

Last year, the Automobile Association of America found that of 2,000 people surveyed, 43 percent traveled over the Thanksgiving holiday, and of that number, 71 percent traveled with children. Don't believe it? Just hang out at O'Hare International...

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