Divorce Blog

Estranged Man

Relationship Agreements in Difficult Times

The stress of economic downturns like that in Calgary can put extra stress on marriages but a relationship agreement might help you stick it out a bit longer before filing for Divorce.

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Couple Talking to Mediator

5 Ways to Control Your Emotions During Mediation

Going through a divorce can be an emotional experience. Here are 5 ways to keep your emotions in check during a divorce mediation session. Learn how to choose your battles using assertive language without getting caught up in the past.

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Happy Mature Man

The Connotation of Life After Divorce

Read a few things that you will learn to appreciate after your divorce. Life after Divorce can be positive but it all about how you approach it.

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Tax Return

Financial Disclosures… Are they Necessary During Divorce?

Learn about financial disclosure and whether it’s really necessary for divorce. In short: They are critical for a legal agreement, and we tell you how to find out if your partner is hiding financial information.

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Holy Grail

Understanding is the Holy Grail to Mediation

Fairness is the Holy Grail in Mediation and understanding how to build the best resolution plan requires you to focus on a number of relevant questions. Learn what these questions should include.

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Financials

Unknown Finances After Divorce

Finances after divorce can be daunting. Read about Adele, a 59-year-old woman who puts together a detailed budget but forgets all the hidden costs when going through a divorce.

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Stepzilla

Avoid being the Stepzilla in your Blended Family

How to embrace the role of a stepmother and avoid the “Cinderella” syndrome. Learn 16 practical ways you can avoid the title of the evil stepmother.

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Happy Young Guy with Hat

Getting Things Done: The Art of a Stress-Free Divorce Blog Series

Discover the through-and-through process of conducting the stress-free alternative divorce with Fairway’s adaptation of the famous Getting Things Done text about productivity.

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Family with dog outside

Hey Jude: What can losing a Pet Teach us about Divorce?

How a community pulled together to find a lost Dog and the lessons we can apply to other challenging and scary times in our lives; like divorce.

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Man Texting

Welcome to the 21st Century of Divorce

It seems with the turn of the century also came a new and more public way to file for divorce. Social media is challenging courtrooms around North America with how to deal with the privacy of divorce. Read about a recent Judges ruling.

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Mothers Day Gift

Happy Mother’s Day: Honouring my Ex?

Mother’s Day should be spent with Mom and Father’s Day should be spent with Dad. Here are some practical tips on how to reduce the stress around scheduling when the parents are separated.

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Mom and daughter hugging

Celebrating Mothers Day when Divorced; Once their Mother always their Mother

Celebrate the Mother of your children on Mother’s Day whether even if you are divorced or separated! Some easy things you can that is in the best interest of your children.

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Boy Holding Paper Parents Divorcing

Should Children be Involved During Divorce?

Research is showing that it may be in the child’s best interest to be able to have a voice and share their own views to the Mediator. Having a voice, however, does not mean making the decisions.

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Buying or Selling a Home

Three “Watch-outs” When Selling or Buying a House Prior to Your Divorce

Divorce is Difficult and often means you have to make many choices reasonably quickly. Selling or Buying a house is a big decision and so learn what to watch out for when deciding.

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Girl with a Marshmallow

Spring Break and Divorce in Ontario

Decisions with regards to where the children of Divorce will spend Spring Break can be stressful. Learn some practical tips from a teacher about how to make it a happy time and to not let emotions get in the way of decision making.

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