Fairway Divorce Solutions Blog

Traveling with Children

With the end of the school year fast approaching, now is a great time to review your parenting plan.  Even the most detailed parenting plans usually need some adjusting while the children are out of school for the summer. Summer needs to be addressed differently to...

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Parenting & Creating Memories For The Kids Over Summer

Summer is soon upon us and that comes with challenges to keep kids happy and active over the summer.  For divorced parents this may present additional challenges requiring some thought and consideration before making decisions that will impact not only you but the...

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The Best Parent For A Child Is Both Parents

Sometimes parents feel upset by all the changes that family restructuring brings. The qualities that the divorcing parent doesn’t like about the other parent is shared either indirectly or directly with the child. Let me share what I mean with some examples of more...

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The HONEST Going Rate For A Divorce

Several years ago, I had two people come into see me and had spent $40,000 on divorce lawyers and felt hopelessly lost. In this case, the husband wanted to keep the home. His lawyer sent a letter to her lawyer saying, “we are keeping the home, here is what we think...

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What To Do With The Children During The Summer Break

One of the more common concerns divorcing parents share with me during June/July is what to do with the children during the summer break from school.  Perhaps when two people were married they could trade off some of the parenting duties without it influencing...

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High Conflict Divorces and Mediation

Many people wrongly assume that the only way to deal with a high conflict divorce is to use lawyers and go to court. Although there may be certain cases and circumstances where court intervention is the only option, mediation presents a more effective...

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How To Tell Your Spouse You Want a Divorce

For those who have carefully and thoughtfully considered their situation and come to the decision that it is time to get a divorce, the first challenge they face will be figuring out how they should approach the discussion with their spouse. No matter how you look at...

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Home Alone This Holiday

By Colette Fortin, Owner, Fairway Divorce Solutions Waterloo-WellingtonThe holidays can be stressful at the best of times. Shopping, decorating, baking, year-end work deadlines, work parties, scheduling, gift-wrapping, family obligations! Are you exhausted yet? It’s a...

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No Nonsense Divorce Tips for Men

Divorce does not need to define you but how you choice to move through it can. The old antage – Fail to plan – plan to fail is rite with wisdom. While finding yourself on the door steps of divorce may not have been your plan – you can start taking charge. Set the...

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Stop pushing my buttons!

How can someone instantly go from being an intelligent, rational individual to a crying, yelling, angry lunatic? In my divorce mediation practice, I hear people tell me all the time: “I’m not normally like this”, or he/she “just brings out the worst in me. I just wish...

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Managing Expectations Over the Holidays

Christmas is a magical time of the year. The lights, the music, over-crowded shopping malls, school Christmas concerts, food, the mystery of Santa, and the joy of little faces on Christmas morning. The Holiday season evokes powerful emotions that can lead to...

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High Conflict Over the Holidays - Pt 3

The holidays are upon us. Even in the best of times the Holidays can be stressful, add in the stress of separation and divorce and it can be overwhelming. Enjoy the final part of my chat with Erika Deines about strategies you can use to make the most of this exciting...

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High Conflict Over The Holidays - Pt 2

The holidays are upon us.  Even in the best of times the Holidays can be stressful, add in the stress of separation and divorce and it can be overwhelming.  Enjoy part 2 of my chat with Erika Deines about strategies you can use to make the most of this exciting time...

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