Joint Custody & Avoiding Thanksgiving Brought Us Together

Written by it’s over easy Founder & CEO, Family Law Attorney Laura Wasser

Thanksgiving was never my favorite holiday -­‐ even before my parents got divorced. I don’t really like the food. The colors are – blah. And because all of our family lived within a 10-mile radius of our house, getting together for a holiday meal was not exactly a momentous event.   Then my parents split up, and I had to do it twice. Two turkey dinners; one at my mom’s and one at my dad’s. Both of them grumbling about either having to start early and drive my brother and me to the other's halfway through the meal...


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Three Simple Ingredients to Make a Great Dinner for Your Kids

I am @divorcedadoescooking with three simple ingredients coparenting dads can grab from almost any supermarket to make a great home cooked meal for you and your kids


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Co-Parenting: 5 Tips for Dads from My Own Experience

My co-parent and I had no idea when we started sharing joint custody with our son who turned 5 and our daughter 7 ½ that we were on the cusp of a major societal shift back then.  

At the time, it was unusual for fathers to request and receive a 50-50 time split.  The usual ‘Freeman Order,’ ironically named after a judge in Los Angeles who routinely gave fathers alternating Saturday overnight to Sunday afternoon and every Wednesday dinner, simply would not cut it.  

Fully involved with feeding, changing diapers and clothing, putting the kids down to sleep, being there to play when they woke...


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10 TED Talks That Anyone Considering Divorce Should Watch

If you’re preparing for divorce, you might be reluctant to seek outside input. After all, a troubled marriage can be a deeply isolating experience--and every unhappy marriage is unhappy in its own unique way. No matter why you’re seeking a divorce or how certain you are of your decision, it’s wise to learn from people who have been there, who have studied the topic, and who know how to thrive in the face of life’s challenges.


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Co-parenting with an Asshole – Or Someone Who Does Things Much Differently Than You

Written by it's over easy Founder & C.E.O. Laura Wasser, Esq. 


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