One of the things I enjoy most about being a family lawyer is helping families who are transitioning through a significant change, do so in a way that helps them preserve their dignity and privacy. Often, I meet one part of the couple as their … [Read more...] about Surrogacy arrangements – the sweeter side of family law.
We all know someone who is good at going with the flow, coping with change and adapting to whatever situation life throws at them. And undoubtedly, we all know someone who doesn’t cope well with slight changes to their routine. Depending on the … [Read more...] about Coping with change when you don’t cope with change.
When you've tried being patient, negotiating, communicating differently, listening more, talking less, holidays together and separately, exercising more, eating better, compromising, counselling together, counselling alone, patience and then more … [Read more...] about Let’s be clear. Divorce is not a sign of failure.
For many of us, work provides us with a sense of purpose, joy and drive. It can also be the emotional and social refuge we need during a period where there are so many uncertainties in our personal life as a result of separation or other significant … [Read more...] about 5 tips to surviving at work when you have separated.
If you are experiencing separation - and particularly if you were the one to end your relationship - it can be a challenge to manage all the emotions that come with such a significant decision. Not only will you be coming to terms with the reality of … [Read more...] about Remember your why in separation.
When you are trying to juggle work and children and all the other things life throws us on a day to day basis and then a curve ball like separation is thrown into the mix, suddenly, it doesn't matter who you are, or what your occupation is, everything … [Read more...] about After hours appointments now available!
You may have noticed that I sprained my ankle during my Christmas break – during all things – playing with my children! Fun, huh?! As with most things in my life - rather than focus on the things I can’t do - I have been focusing on the silver linings … [Read more...] about The positive effects of exercising during separation.
A few months ago, I attended a networking function. As is usually the case for these types of events, I had some great conversations about life with a variety of people I was really pleased to meet. And I had one conversation I found really … [Read more...] about Be a good human.