Monthly Archives: July 2015

9 Must-Read Parenting Tips From Long-Time Stepparents

If you’re a couple who’s new to raising stepkids, you’ll quickly realize that the task is pretty much like parenting on steroids. To help you get through some of the initial hiccups of blended family life, we called on HuffPost Divorce bloggers and our Facebook community to share their tried-and-true advice. See what they had to say below, then add Continue Reading...

Who Gets the Pets?

Laws have been changing around pet issues for several years now, with courts, and pet owners, increasingly treating pets like family rather than like property in divorce proceedings. I’m in full support, as you can imagine, having my pup, Huckleberry, as a big reminder that pets are people, too.Across the U.S., it’s mattering less and less whose name is on Continue Reading...

10 Key Questions for Caring Co-Parents to Support the Kids You Love!

Divorced parents face challenges that are not only complex; they are long lasting as well. There are many variations of joint parenting, co-parenting and other forms of divorced parenting based on how well both parents get along, their geographical proximity, the age of the children and other contributing factors. Every decision made will affect the children involved — and the Continue Reading...

Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Helping Mom Dump Sister’s Body

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — The younger sister of a woman who authorities say was killed by their mother has pleaded not guilty to charges that she helped dump the body in a field in Ohio.Nineteen-year-old Hannah Tyburski entered the plea Thursday in Lorain County. The Oberlin College student is charged with tampering with evidence, obstructing justice and abuse of a Continue Reading...

The Day I Told My Daughter We Were Divorcing

There are those moments in our life that change us forever. Those moments that we remember so vividly. The sounds. The colors. Tiny details that become a part of us. Moments that we sometimes wish we could wash away from our brains.One of those is the day my husband and I told our daughter we were divorcing.She was seven. She Continue Reading...

Malnourished Teen Weighing 47 Pounds Found In Cockroach-Infested Home

Police searching a home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for drugs found a 15-year-old boy weighing just 47 pounds lying on a cot and covered in cockroaches.The child, who was reportedly suffering from a seizure when police found him, was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. His mother, Rose Holland, 49, was arrested on drug and child cruelty charges, Continue Reading...

Man Dies After Getting Pepper Sprayed By Police

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A man in Alabama collapsed and died after officers sprayed him with pepper spray while arresting him after a chase, Tuscaloosa police said Saturday.Anthony Dewayne Ware, 35, was pronounced dead on Friday at a Tuscaloosa hospital, according to police.Tuscaloosa Police Sgt. Brent Blankeley said Saturday that officers responded to a call that a suspect wanted on Continue Reading...
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