Co-Parenting Tip

Co-Parenting Tip

Dedicate a notebook, folder, or book to containing all your documentation. Why? Because it can be submitted as evidence!. Instagram Post Step 1) Make sure your court order and parenting plan leave no room for interpretation. Put everything in black and white. This helps avoid future disagreements. Step 2) Follow the parenting plan and court [...]

Improving Coparenting Realistically

Improving Coparenting Realistically

I talked to so many amazing stepmoms today going through complex blended family issues, and have been busy following up with those that have reached out, as well as those that are currently seeking advice, information and even counseling! But one conversation stuck out... and there was a statement that was made by a fellow [...]

In My Heart & On My Mind

In My Heart & On My Mind

chrochetkrafts.com I've been taking time away from social media and focusing on things that bring me inner peace lately. The silence can be seen on all of my social media outlets. Recently I picked up my yarn and crochet hook again and started crocheting for the first time in two years. Among many unfinished projects [...]

Parental Alienation: 3 Strategies To Overcome Manipulation and Combat Relationship Damage

Parental Alienation: 3 Strategies To Overcome Manipulation and Combat Relationship Damage

One of the most painful byproducts of a high conflict divorce and child custody battle is watching your ex manipulate your children into believing that you’re a bad parent. "Parent-child relationships that were strong before the divorce can be damaged almost overnight when an alienating parent lures a child into the Cult of the Bad [...]

Coping With A High-Conflict Ex During A Child Custody Battle

Coping With A High-Conflict Ex During A Child Custody Battle

Make it your priority to remain level-headed Child custody can be one of the hardest things a parent and child goes through. Many parents feel as though putting their family through the family court system is something that should be avoided at all costs. However, with the rise in divorce numbers, many parents end up [...]

Stalking and Cyberstalking 101

Stalking and Cyberstalking 101

In the name of awareness and prevention, I've dedicated a special post to stalking and cyberstalking, chalked full of information and helpful tips. There has been an influx of people to some of the stalking posts and I want to make sure we all know some of the big resources available just for this specific [...]

Manipulation: Child Custody & Family Law

Manipulation: Child Custody & Family Law

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bpa5HE_nvi9/ Through my journey as stepmom and Mama Bear on Mama Bear Blended Family Support, I have incured my share of manipulation from the other parties involved in our custody battle and throughout coparenting. I've also whitnessed the manipulative techniques used against other stepmoms and parents in blended families. To say it's disheartening is putting [...]

Tis the season for Parental Alienation

Tis the season for Parental Alienation

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bq0Aqi0FFL5/ Mama Anna: "Thoughts when it comes to following the order and alternating holidays?" Mama Bear Blended Family Support: "Keep track of everything. Follow the order. If the other party doesn't then they are in contempt." Mama Anna: "We’re feeling really conflicted. The order gives us thanksgiving on odd years and christmas even years and [...]