Category Archives: custody

Senseless, Part Two

“The goal of the alienator is crystalline: to deprive the lost parent, not only of the child’s time, but of the time of childhood.”–Cartwright, Glenn F. (1993). Expanding the parameters of parental alienation syndrome. American Journal of Family Therapy, 21 … Continue reading

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Senseless

After Dove’s beautiful visit with us 2 weeks ago, that the kids thoroughly enjoyed, that Dove smiled and laughed through like she was thrilled to finally be with her daddy, and that brought such a sense of hope and peace … Continue reading

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Kids vs. Time and Money

The exorbitant MONEY wasted on dragged-out custody battles could better be spent on: starting college funds for all the kids field trips a treat lunch to McDonald’s (a treat for them, tolerated by us) books groceries phone calls to the … Continue reading

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A Good, Good Day

There are several reasons for me to be smiling today, and naturally several are related to hockey: *After a deplorable, painful season and being shut out the other night by the Colorado Avalanche, the Tampa Bay Lightning must have had … Continue reading

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Kid-isms: #1-4

The kids offer up so much comedic material in any given day that I decided to save it up and share it here, labelled Kid-isms, because no adult is even half as hilarious as a child. Kid-ism #1:After Gary warned … Continue reading

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This is your best?

Another weekend over far too soon, but we had a great time. Yet every weekend, every time I see the kids, every time there is a new crease in this mess, I can’t help but wonder: this is by far … Continue reading

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