Category Archives: Parenting Advice

WHEN PARENTING ORDERS ARE NOT IN YOUR CHILD’S BEST INTEREST

Father and teenage son

I was really pleased to come across a very interesting report today. It was prepared by Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (‘ANDROWS‘).  The report is the first of a four-part research project, set up to look at the reasons why a parent might choose to ignore parenting orders made in the Federal Circuit […]

What conversations should you be having with your kids about your separation?

Talking to teenagers about divorce

Kids know stuff.  Sometimes they know more stuff than we realise.  They listen, they watch, they are sponges.  When a family separates, the kids are involved whether they like it or not.  But how much involvement is too much?  And where do you draw the line between explaining what is going on and oversharing.