As if divorce didn’t already take your life and flip it on its butt, there are ancillary matters to think about…like your name. Were you so enthralled with the idea of being a married couple and wanting to confirm your solidarity as one family that you ran right out after the wedding and changed your … Read moreName Change After Divorce
Divorce is tough. Pain makes us tired and sad and sometimes mean. Hopelessness causes carelessness in dealing with ourselves and others. Amazingly enough, even through all this pain, we still find the capacity to feel our children’s pain and try to minimize and prevent as much of it as we can. If you are struggling … Read moreWHAT WOULD LITTLE D THINK?
About four months later, I got a call from Whitney Barrell, LCSW, whom I had seen immediately after the miscarriage in December. She told me she was doing a small support group for those suffering from infertility and wanted to invite me to join. I didn’t know it at the time – at the time, I … Read morePart 2: That Phone Call Changed My Life
As NIAW (National Infertility Awareness Week) comes to a close, I’m inspired to share my own story. You may find this series (three posts) to be TMI. However, as an infertility survivor, I’m used to having no privacy when it comes to my child-bearing, so why not share the story of the conception of my … Read morePart 1: My Infertility Journey
It’s spring break! Yay! Before you take off with your littles on that long-awaited, surely-deserved vacay, you may want to consider obtaining a consent from your ex (or soon-to-be ex) spouse. Your decision to pursue a consent will depend on many factors including your relationship and ability to communicate with the ex, established understanding about vacation … Read moreVacationing with the Babies
Well, here it is! I’ve been talking about running my own practice forever. After years of dreaming and months of planning and learning (oh the learning), I’m finally opening my doors and am ready for business. The path here was not clearly laid out for me nor was it easy. This new chapter in my life … Read moreWelcome to Full Circle Family Law