Divorce from a Young Person’s Perspective

Teen worried about divorce

Guest blog post by Woolley & Co

As a child, or even as a teenager, learning that your parents are going to get a divorce is stressful and confusing. You might be getting conflicting information about what it means from your friends, siblings, TV shows or online articles. Woolley & Co team has compiled a handy list of facts to hopefully answer some of your questions and ease your worries.

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Supervised Visitation: Tips for Visiting and Custodial Parents

supervised visitation

Supervised visitation is a serious step taken by the courts to protect the welfare of the child. The safety of the child is the most important reason for supervised visits. Other factors like substance or physical abuse, unfit living conditions, a diagnosis of mental illness, fear of parental abduction or incarceration can also weigh into the decision for supervised visitation.

If you are faced with supervised visitation, what does this mean? How does it work? In this post, we share information and advice about supervised visitation for both sides – the visiting parent and the custodial parent.

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Understanding the Family Dispute Resolution / Mediation Process

Conflict resolution & mediation

Guest blog post by Vicki Jackson, a family law attorney with Rockhampton family law

Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) is a mediation process that helps families in conflict to communicate and to reach an agreement about issues related to their divorce, like child care, financial arrangements, child support and property settlement.

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How to Take Your Kids to Work (and Have Them Learn Something)

Bring kids to work Taking your kids to work day is a great opportunity to give kids exposure to different careers, show them the importance of work, and let them see you in a different context – not as a Mom or a Dad but as a professional with a boss, colleagues and important responsibilities. Here are some practical, time-tested suggestions for how to get the most out of this day, for your own kids – and maybe even for your colleagues’ kids if you decide to organize it for your work group or department. Read more

20 Best Science Fair Projects for 8th Grade

At most schools, 8th grade is the last year that students participate in the Science Fair. Help your 8th grader make the most of his or her last Science Fair! In this post, we’ve assembled 20 great science fair project ideas for 8th grade. We link each project description to its original source, where you can […]

17 Best Science Fair Projects for 7th Grade

At many middle schools and junior high schools, the annual Science Fair is the highlight of the school year. Help your 7th grader select the best science fair idea, then step back and watch your scientist shine! In this post, we’ve assembled 17 great science fair project ideas for 7th grade. We link each project […]

31 Easy Science Fair Projects for 5th Grade

Science fair can be the highlight of your child’s 5th grade school year. We have rounded up 31 great fifth grade science fair ideas to get you started! With one previous science fair behind his or her belt, your 5th grader is now ready for a little more challenge. In this post, we’ve assembled 31 easy science fair project […]

19 Science Fair Projects for 6th Grade

By 6th grade, your child is a Science Fair expert! We have rounded up the best sixth grade science fair ideas. The projects get more and more challenging – but still very doable with minimal involvement from adults. So stay back and enjoy your child’s scientific curiosity and diligence. In this post, we’ve assembled 19 great science fair project […]

25 Easy Science Fair Projects for 4th Grade

Is your 4th grader getting ready for his/her first science fair? Fear not, we have rounded up a list of 25 great fourth grade science fair ideas to get you started! Remember, the whole point of a science fair is for your child to learn about science in a hands-on way, so resist the temptation […]

107 Best Online Resources for Divorced and Single Parents

woman searching online

The Internet is a wonderful thing and a place where we get all of our daily information – whether it’s about how to get rid of a tough stain or how to tell our kids about our impending divorce. The sheer amount of information available on any topic is overwhelming, and sometimes it’s hard to tell truth from fiction. In this post, we list 107 high-quality online resources for divorced and single parents. We grouped them by target audience and/or by topics.

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