Barbara Rothberg, DSW, LCSW

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What's the "right" Parenting schedule?

When couples split up, everyone wants to know what's the "right" parenting schedule. The answer is simple, there isn't one!

Parenting Styles After Divorce

Many parents have anxiety that they have different parenting styles and that will adversely affect their children after divorce.

Compromises

Making compromises are not always easy, but often necessary in long term relationships. Sometimes they are fair and someimes they are not.

What's Good Enough ?

19 February, 2014 Barbara Rothberg Relationships
The concept of "good enough" is an interesting one. As a positive person I have always been a believer that life isn't perfect, and that's ok.

Apologies

15 January, 2014 Barbara Rothberg Relationships
As parents, as spouses or as friends, we all make mistakes sometime. But how do we deal with the mistakes we make?

Divorced at the Holidays

Holidays can be very stressful as well as fun, and being divorced adds a whole different dimention.

 

Effective Communication

06 November, 2013 Barbara Rothberg Relationships
Effective communication is imperative for any and all relationships whether couples are together and want to strengthen their bonds or if they are apart and want to deal with thier children in postivie ways.

Making Commitments

10 October, 2013 Barbara Rothberg Relationships
Making commitments in relationships and striving to fulfill them create a solid foundation for longevity. Many couples make commitments, but many don't follow through with them.

SHARED PARENTING

Shared parenting can take many forms and as long as a couple gets along reasonably well, it is optimal for children.

Post Divorce Parenting

Post divorce parenting is difficult, but can be done successfully with some structure, cooperation and determination. There are a few important keys to success.

RELATIONSHIPS

It's a difficult question with a difficult answer. People are attracted to one another for lots of reasons, some of which are unconscious. Falling in love is a crazy process.

WHY DIVORCE COACHING?

What is the value of divorce coaching? How is it different from therapy and why would I need it?

THE KIDS WILL BE ALL RIGHT

The biggest anxiety for parents getting a divorce is whether the kids will be all right. But will they? And what can parents do to help them be all right?

There are actually many things that parents can do.

TELLING YOUR CHILDREN ABOUT YOUR DIVORCE

Getting divorced is one of the most difficult experiences people can have in life. On the stress scales, it's right up there with death. And the hardest part is telling your children.

COUPLES WHO PARENT

Parenting. It's the most natural thing in the world... Its been going on for centuries. But oh, it is such a hard thing to do "right"...

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