If you've recently separated and not sure what to do, it’s hard to navigate advice when your world is falling apart, you're an emotional wreck, your stress levels are through the roof, and you feel like it's only cello tape that’s holding you together. We’re here to help! Take advantage of Divvito's Co-parenting Resource Toolkit to make the process as stress-free as possible.
Co-parenting after divorce is always filled with challenges but don't despair! The one person who can change how you manage the emotional roller coaster called divorce is you. Take on one or all of these kickass co-parenting resolutions for 2018 and make this year a kickass year for you and your kids.
We all share stories with family and friends about the daily issues we face managing a family... especially regarding our husbands. We laugh in unity, relieved that we are all in the same boat and thankful that it's not just us. But what is this really saying about marriage? Repeating the things your husband doesn't do is half the problem, as Alison Ledgerwood explains in her TED Talk, Getting Stuck in the Negatives. However the bigger problem is what is being said - not what isn’t getting done!
After having conversations with parents about how to manage children between two households, you soon realise that many parents are overwhelmed with what has to be discussed and organized with their ex to ensure everybody stays sane. An Australian support service, Relationships Australia, has produced a great parenting plan document that walks you though all the areas needing resolution, and is relevant to any family in any country. Here is a quick overview ...
While there are hundreds of Facebook pages, Twitter feeds and blogs that re-enforce the woes of being a single parent, we thought it was high time to look at the positives. So every day I am going to add to this list to share 100 positive sides of being a single parent. I would love to hear your suggestions if you would like to share. Enjoy!
Depending on where you are on the separation timeline (just fresh off the couples boat or a seasoned single person/parent) Valentine's Day can still kink the most practical person's armour. So while all those other sweet hearts give roses and chocolates or go out for a romantic dinner, here are three ways to celebrate Valentine's as a single parent.
There are hundreds of items to action when you separate so we reached out to our pre-launch registered users to find out what questions they needed answers to. One was what to do with your Australian Medicare account after you separate? With no details online, we went directly to the Department of Human Services to get the correct answers.
Introducing Divvito, sounds like DeVito and Divito, but means so much more. Why was our name so important to us? That's like saying why was your baby's name so important? Firstly, our company will have it for the rest of it's life and secondly it's because we want it to mean something, to stand for what values and virtues we hold so highly …