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Category: Parenting

How to Divide Chores at Home for a Lasting Marriage

How to Divide Chores at Home for a Lasting Marriage

They say you get to know your partner more when you start living together under the same roof. Learn how to work with your partner to pay for bills and more importantly, do chores. A “traditional” marriage is letting the woman stay at home and do all the dirty work. This is obviously unfair treatment, […]

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The Rights and Duties of Texas Parents

The Rights and Duties of Texas Parents

When you are getting a divorce , establishing the rights and duties of Texas parents before the divorce is finalized is a must. It is also important to pay attention to the parenting plan that will be included in your final divorce decree. The parenting plan will include many things such as a guide to […]

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The Importance of Virtual Visitation for Separated Parents

The Importance of Virtual Visitation for Separated Parents

Virtual Visitation has been successfully incorporated into laws of some states that that are concerned with custody and visitation. Texas is one of these states. Definition The use of any kind of technology to communicate with the child when physical visitation is impossible. Any application or software that allows video chatting and any similar technology […]

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Survival Guide for Newly Divorced Single Parents

Survival Guide for Newly Divorced Single Parents

All parties involved in a divorce will have to make major adjustments. While the children will most likely be considered as the victims, the most challenging role belongs to the newly single parent who gains primary custody. Gaining custody is a major victory for the parent, but he/she must also be prepared for the challenges […]

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Is Your Family Ready For a Pet?

Is Your Family Ready For a Pet?

Pets are adorable, sometimes it’s hard to say no to buying (or adopting) one for your home. It’s true, they’re good companions and they can your life more fun—complete your family, even. But you have to ask yourself and your partner: “Are we ready to take care of it?” There are several things you have […]

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Keeping Your Child’s Spirituality After a Divorce

Keeping Your Child’s Spirituality After a Divorce

Divorce is not only difficult for the couples involved, but also for the kids. This life-changing event can affect them greatly as they get older. This also includes their beliefs on the sanctity of marriage. If your family subscribes to Christian or Catholic beliefs, then you were most likely taught that marriage is sacred and […]

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A Comprehensive Guide to Parenting After Your Divorce

A Comprehensive Guide to Parenting After Your Divorce

Parenting after your divorce can undoubtedly be stressful. There are changes that you’ve never dreamed you’d ever have to deal with but now you are expected to deal with them one by one. Life after divorce without kids is difficult enough but the adjustments you’d have to face when you have kids is even worse. […]

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Guidelines for Babysitting in Texas

Guidelines for Babysitting in Texas

The State of Texas has the full intention of looking out for the welfare of its children. It provides laws and guidelines to ensure that the adults act responsibly in their treatment of children. Aside from custody, child support and other aspects, the state also has rules for babysitting.  Legal Babysitting Age Texas law does […]

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Co-Parenting with an Addict Ex-Spouse

Co-Parenting with an Addict Ex-Spouse

Divorce is often a tragedy that a family has to cope with. It presents a challenge for all the parties involved. However, there are situations where the degree of difficulty is drastically increased. One such situation is if your ex-spouse is an addict. When the ex-spouse is addicted to something, the divorce may be seen […]

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Enforcing a Mediated Settlement Agreement in Texas When a Registered Sex Offender is Involved

Enforcing a Mediated Settlement Agreement in Texas When a Registered Sex Offender is Involved

A mediated settlement agreement, especially in divorce cases, can help both parties in so many aspects. Choosing to work out an agreement outside the courtroom rather than having a judge decide on the case will enable the parties to save money and time. Having an agreement also lets the parties plot the course of the […]

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