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Back To School

Tips and Guidance on getting kids ready for back to school when you have the added challenges that go along with Co-parenting and blended families.

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Pet Custody – A new Trend for Couples Divorcing who are Pet Lovers

The decision of what to do with pets for families facing divorce can be as hard as many of the other difficult decisions that have to be made. Here is an introduction to the Huffington Post Article where you can find more details.

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Your Mother was Right: Play Nice!

The deep insult so many divorcing people feel is exceedingly hard to ignore… Play nice you say? Not me! On the contrary, playing mean has a much more attractive aroma. Surely revenge will taste sweeter.

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Calgary Flood

Calgary Stampede and the Floods

The floods hurt Calgary but we did not let it kill our spirit. Divorce rates increase after the Stampede but perhaps this year some will avoid the hardship of a marriage breakdown and embrace the lessons of the flood.

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Calgary Stampede

Helpful Hints to Remember when Stampeding

Whether single or married, Stampede gives us an opportunity to have fun. Get helpful tips on how to enjoy Stampede but not destroy your marriage at the same time.

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Your Finances & Divorce

There are two things in Divorce, Money and Kids. Emotions can play havoc with decisions around finances and parenting, but experience shows that dealing with money first yields the best results for both your finances and kids.

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Are there really 50 ways to leave your lover?

Paul Simon’s girlfriend told him there must be 50 ways to leave your lover. In this day and age, avoiding the lengthy and costly process of fighting with lawyers is one way you should avoid.

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Does a good Sex Life prevent divorce?

If your marriage is in trouble — buy the best sex book you can find and try that before you spend thousands on therapy.

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Sad and Thoughtful Man

Even Great Marriages have Bad Years

Rejuvenate your marriage. Here are just a few things that you can do that will help you avoid becoming a divorce statistic.

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January 7

More Couples Will Decide to Divorce on January 7 Than Any Other Day in 2013

After years of being in the divorce business, I know full well that January is the most common month of the year for couples to file their divorce papers, based on how busy my office gets that time of year. In fact, one can even pinpoint the exact day.

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Mayan Calendar

The Mayans were right. It is time for A New World

In my practice as a Divorce Mediation coach, I see a lot of people who could use a little ‘Mayan’ philosophy as they go through the difficult time of separation and divorce. But just like the Mayan calendar has proven, the ‘end’ doesn’t have to mean something terrible, this can also be a time of new beginnings.

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Fictional Sex Lives

50 Shades of Grey, Living dangerously through fictional sex lives

No one gets divorced because they have a fabulous sex life. So perhaps 50 Shades can teach us a few lessons about how the middle-aged married couple can take charge in the bedroom and save their marriage.

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Saskatoon Saskatchewan River

Second-most Cheater Friendly City in Canada

The highly controversial dating website AshleyMadison.com has put out their per capita numbers for their site and apparently, Saskatoon ranks in at number 2 of the cheater-friendly cities of Canada. AshleyMadison.com is a site that encourages adultery through online dating and is apparently making a big splash in the western Canadian market.

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Airbrushed Women

With a site like AshleyMadison.com who needs enemies?

As a proud Calgarian, I was shocked to find out that Calgary is the third most cheater friendly city in Canada. After some research on AshleyMadison.com, the infamous website for non-singles who are looking to hook up outside their relationships, my nervousness was confirmed with the slogan of “Life is short. Have an affair.®”

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Kris and Kim

How can you keep your Dignity intact when your Divorce is on TV?

Kris Humphries doesn’t want a penny from Kim Kardashian because he claims the marriage was a fraud. Was the marriage used to increase ratings? Was it all just a strategic business move to collect an ROI on the $17 million wedding day? Well, Kris sure thinks so, and it seems that America agrees.

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