10 Reasons to Try Child Custody Mediation
Mediation is Non-Adversarial Mother consoling daughter as father sits with son on sofa altrendo images/Stockbyte/Getty Images Child custody mediation is a collaborative process with a common goal in mind: to do what is best for your children. Unlike the adversarial divorce process, mediation focuses on what is truly best for the children. Through this process, you will be able to establish a paren
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What is Family Mediation?
What is family mediation? Family mediation is a way of helping people resolve issues relating to parenting, separation, and/or divorce. A trained family mediator helps people identify issues and work out their own solutions. You can try mediation before you start a court case or at any time during your court case. What are the benefits of family mediation? It is voluntary. Parties may leave at
How To Help Your Children Live Happily In Two Homes
The presumption in divorce in recent years is shared parenting. While a close to 50/50 split has been shown to be beneficial to children’s well-being, some children experience stress transitioning from home to home — especially if they witness conflict between their parents. It’s important for your kids to see you getting along with your ex without letting your emotions get in the way. Recently,
Finding a balance: co-parenting over the holiday season
Co-parenting during any time of the year has its challenges, but the holiday season can bring out even more questions needing answers and issues to face. Gifts, family gatherings, and old traditions all associated with holidays can prove to be harder to maneuver after divorce. If you find yourself in this situation, you may be asking yourself how yo
Keeping Your Children Safe on Halloween: What You Should Know
For young children, Halloween night is one of the best of the year. But trick-or-treating can be dangerous if kids and parents aren’t careful. Take a look at some vital trick-or-treating tips before you accompany your child.
What Does The Rising Interest Rates Mean For Canadian Home Buyers?
Announcements from the Bank of Canada are rarely something to get excited about, but this Wednesday is shaping up to be different. For the first time in seven years, the central bank could actually raise interest rates. Officials have strongly signalled over the past couple of weeks that a hike is coming on the back of positive economic data. For many economists, an increase is a foregone conclusi