Separated/Divorced Parents

In this section you will find articles of advice, stories and experiences from PSP members who have or are going through a divorce. If you are looking for PSP mebers of professionals to help you, here is where you will PSP Member reviews for:

Collaborative Lawyers

Divorce Coaches and Counselors

Lawyers - Divorce & Separation

Therapists

 

How to handle a sick kid and childcare

Coughs and sniffles, fevers and colds. Your kid is sick and how do you determine when they are too sick to go to daycare with a nasty cold or another common bug? How do you handle back-up childcare if you have to miss multiple days of work? How do you negotiate which partner stays home, especially when one or both partners has the kind of job that can't really be done from home?

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Join the SDS Group (Separated, Divorced, Single Parents)

The purpose of the SDS (Separated, Divorced, and Single) Parents group is to provide positive support and resources for parents dealing with issues of separation, divorce, co-parenting with a former partner, and single parenting.

 

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Advice about Using a Divorce Attorney

In 2015, Park Slope Parents conducted a survey of single, divorced and seperated (SDS) parents, asking about their experience, advice and tips to share. Here, parents respond to the PSP SDS Survey question: Is there any advice you would give people about using a divorce attorney?

 

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Support Mantras, Quotes and Sayings for getting through Separation/Divorce

In 2015, Park Slope Parents conducted a survey of single, divorced and seperated (SDS) parents, asking about their experience, advice and tips to share. Here, parents respond to the PSP SDS Survey question: If you had any sort of mantras, quotes, sayings, words, even prayers that helped you get through the hard parts of your separation/divorce, please let us know ."

 

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Financing a Separation/Divorce

Financing separation/divorce and paying for the costs of lawyers, mediators, and therapists can be costly.

In 2015, Park Slope Parents conducted a survey of single, divorced and seperated (SDS) parents, asking about their experience, advice and tips to share. Here, parents respond to the PSP SDS Survey question:  "What advice would you give people about affording, paying for and financing a divorce? This can include creative financing, joint vs. individual accounts, insurance issues and whatever else you might offer someone going through the process of separation and divorce so they are as smart as they can be about things." Here are the answers.

 

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Advice for People Going Through Separation/Divorce

In 2015, Park Slope Parents conducted a survey of single, divorced and seperated (SDS) parents, asking about their experience, advice and tips to share. Here, parents respond to the PSP SDS Survey question: Based on your experience, what advice would you give people going through separation/divorce? We realize that divorces are different and there is NOT a one size fits all approach to getting through a separation/divorce. 

 

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Advice about the Kids regarding Separation/Divorce

In 2015, Park Slope Parents conducted a survey of single, divorced and seperated (SDS) parents, asking about their experience, advice and tips to share. Here, parents respond to the PSP SDS Survey question: Do you have any words of wisdom on what gave you piece of mind about concerns you might have had about the separation/divorce on your child(ren)?

 

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How to Choose a Divorce Attorney/Mediator

Advice from PSP members about how to select and get the most out of your a Divorce Attorney

 

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First few weeks after separation?

Advice about handing the first few weeks of separation.

 

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How to Approach Introducing Significant Others?

As you move through the divorce and seperation process and start dating again, parents discuss how to approach introducing new, significant others to the family dynamic...

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Keeping Costs Down: How to Make a Divorce Affordable

Are there actions to take, measures to make, to help keeps costs down? Here PSP Members talk about what they did to help keep divorce costs - especially lawyer fees - down.

 

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Suggested Book/Reading List for Separation and Divorce

Books & blogs to help you make it through the worst of times to get to the best of times.

 

 

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Books About All The Different Kinds Of Wonderful Families

Here s is a recommendended list of books for kids that feature all types of wonderful families.  If you have any you would like to add, email us at hello@parkslopeparents.

 

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Child Support Resources

Here are a list of resources to help guide you through the child support process in New York State.

 

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