As you transition from school holidays to school life for another term, you will undoubtedly be flicking between the “tabs” in your mind, so to speak, and running through the “school term” checklist you have created that includes taking care of school … [Read more...] about Coping with the mental load of parenting through separation.
Divorce Is Not A Scary Word
These three little chairs seat three little humans who sometimes make it very difficult to go to work. These three little chairs also belong to three of my greatest accomplishments in life so far who make me very proud to go to work. There are a few … [Read more...] about What life with three little people has taught me about being a family lawyer.
If you follow me at all on social media, you may have noticed I have been teasing you with some news - and yesterday, I announced that I am expanding my family law practice and opening an office in Crafers, in the Adelaide Hills. So, I am officially an … [Read more...] about I am officially an Adelaide Hills Family Lawyer and I am delighted!
So - we've had some "big events" in our family over the last month or so - at least, from my perspective they were big. And each event has caused me to pause and reflect on how challenging separation is for the whole family, particularly when that … [Read more...] about Kids and separation.
You might have noticed that we used to be a FIFO family. What does that mean exactly? So, until 12 months ago my husband worked away for 4 weeks at a time, working on various construction sites around Australia. He was home for one week, before … [Read more...] about Let’s talk about your kids. And communication.
Choose your timing for the big stuff. My husband often tells me that I try and start conversations late at night when it’s bedtime. He’s right. I don’t know why I do it, but it seems all the things I didn’t say during the day – but intended to speak to … [Read more...] about In divorce, timing is everything.
It’s hard to believe that it’s July and winter has finally arrived – I don’t know about you, but it's also the time of year I daydream about my time in Queensland. While I don't have plans to move back there - I would like to push the fast forward button … [Read more...] about It’s a new year. Are you celebrating?
I have often considered that going through divorce and separation is a bit like those “Choose your own adventure” stories I read as a child… not that separation is so much an adventure as it is an event, and at that, a very distressing, sad and … [Read more...] about Choosing how you divorce.