In the 1980s, a psychiatrist named Richard Gardner put out a theory (and numerous articles and books) about something called "parental alienation syndrome."
Back-to-school season after divorce presents some unique challenges that you may not have anticipated. It's important to have everything ready so that you don't have any unexpected problems while you're prepping your kids for the start of the year.
Making decisions regarding child custody are some of the most difficult during a divorce. Parents know that the end of their marriage can be difficult for the kids, and for this reason, they often decide to set aside disagreements and pursue a custody plan that allows the children to maintain a healthy relationship with both biological parents.