Since the dawn of time (okay, not that long) parents have stressed about how to cover the costs of higher education for their children. This issue becomes even more salient in light of a divorce. Single or married parents may choose to fund a child’s college education, but divorced parents’ actions are often constrained by the conditions of a divorce decree. For divorced parents, the question becomes more than just how, but who?
You’ve gone over the situation in your head dozens of times. You’ve worked with your spouse, you've tried couples therapy. And now it’s time to act. Use this checklist to regain a sense of control...
Earlier this year, a new law went into effect in Alaska requiring courts to take an animal's well-being into consideration in the event of a divorce. It also allows judges to assign joint custody of pets. A Rhode Island lawmaker introduced a similar bill in late February.
If your marriage doesn't work out, don't check into Heartbreak Hotel, check into Divorce Hotel, instead. Believe it or not, this type of arrangement does exist. Boosters suggest that the process can be quite effective, unless your divorce is characterized by these complications: • A messy financial picture• A spouse who is hiding assets and making unfair accusations• Disagreements concerning your children• You and your spouse can't get along• One or both of you have attorneys, and you're not willing to part with them
Mindfulness meditation can help you focus during your most stressful moments. Researchers found that “standardized mindful awareness practices” are superior to sleep hygiene instruction in terms of improving sleep quality in subjects.