Family dynamics


Meeting my birth mother

My mother chose not to hold or even see me after I was born, as she knew she wouldn't be able to let me go.

My kids won't meet their grandparents

Since he was a baby, I'd fretted over this very moment when he'd start asking about the grandparents he will never meet.

Negotiating flexible visitation

I need some tips on how to approach my ex about getting to spend the odd day with my son outside of my scheduled times.

Tiny moments of connection

Do you often feel guilty over the amount of time you don't spend with your kids? Don't underestimate the power of tiny moments of connection.

Sorting out custody

I'm going through a divorce and my ex and I are leaning towards joint custody. A friend says this never works. What should I do?