It's a sad reality that kids sometimes wind up as pawns in their parents' divorces. Asking children to take messages back and forth between parents and letting the kids overhear derogatory remarks made about their other parent, are just a couple of ways that kids can be manipulated during and after divorce.
If you are an incarcerated parent, the holidays typically are especially painful to endure. Instead of seeing your children opening gifts under the tree, you must be content with a short collect phone call — if you are lucky.
Having your child kidnapped by a depraved stranger is too horrible to contemplate. But what happens when their abductor is a beloved family member — or their noncustodial parent?
Even parents who remain together can have differences of opinion on how to rear and discipline their children. For divorced moms and dads struggling to co-parent amicably, these difficulties can first surface when the kids hit adolescence.
If you are a Seymour parent who is contemplating divorce, you need to thoroughly understand the types of custody you might pursue for your children. In Tennessee, as elsewhere, all custody is not created equal, and it's always wise to know where you stand.
When marriages and other unions that produce children break up, determining who gets custody of the kids can be a major sticking point. Some parents go as far as trying to denigrate the other parent by calling them unfit to rear their children.
Living with a disability can bring many challenges to daily life. However, many disabled parents have learned not just how to cope with a disability, but how to thrive and have a full life. According to ParentalRights.org, here are some facts about disabilities and parental rights.
Child custody disagreements can turn two otherwise reasonable, caring parents into lifelong enemies. It is a strange phenomenon because both parents typically want the same things, which are good health, plenty of love and ideal living conditions for their children. Why does this part of getting divorced bring out the worst in parents?
There are many differences between celebrity child custody battles and custody fights between private Tennessee residents. Examples of these differences include the presence of wealth and often pristine living conditions, both of which can have an effect on a court's child custody decisions. However, one of the biggest differences between celebrities and ordinary citizens seeking custody is attention.
If you are a recently divorced parent, you already know how difficult it is to find a good balance. Everything is different and strange, which makes the peace you so desperately need seem more elusive than ever. Emotions run high and you could find yourself in more disputes with your co-parent than you experienced during your marriage.