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August 2013 Archives

Tips for divorced parents to make it through the school year

As fall quickly approaches, many Dallas-area children and parents alike feel anxious about the impending start of a new school year. For divorced parents, anxiety often centers around having to deal with an ex-spouse about dreaded topics including homework and parent-teacher conferences. Many parents may have different views on school-related matters, for divorced parents, these differences can lead to a breakdown in communication which ultimately negatively impacts a son or daughter.

Divorce often more complex among baby boomers

Ideas surrounding the institution of marriage have changed dramatically within the last 20 years. Today, some couples are choosing to forego marriage altogether, while others are delaying marriage until later on in life. Another change with regard to marriage and ideas related thereto, is the rise in divorce rates among those couples over the age of 50.