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How to Save Text Messages For Your Massachusetts Divorce

As technology advances, it also impacts the way parties to a MassachusettsTexting 3.jpeg family law case may try to present evidence to the court. However, these advancements are not always for the better. One major development is the creation of cell phone apps that allow you to print off the text message from your phone.

12 Reasons Why a Massachusetts Couple May Divorce

Even though a Massachusets divorce is an unfortunate reality of modern life, people still get married every day, and they hope that their partnership with their spouse will stand the test of time.

Massachusetts Military Families Need Community Support

Blue Star Families just released the 2017 Military Lifestyle Survey. The resultsMilitary 8.jpg found that the majority of service members and their spouses are satisfied with military life, but family cohesion is the top concern facing Massachusetts active duty servicemembers and their spouses. The time spent away from family was the number one issue they face, with child education and the impact of constant deployments residing near the top of their issues. 

How a Massachusetts Parent's Affection Shapes a Child's Happiness For Life

How often do you hug your Massachusetts child? We all live busy, stressful livesMother and child.jpgand have endless concerns as parents, but it is clear that one of the most important things we need to do is to stop and give our kids a big loving squeeze.

Infograghic: 10 Things Your Massachusetts Kids Can Learn Online

Careful Massachusetts parents should always think over their kids' development in advance. Though teaching them may be challenging, with a help of modern technologies and mobile gadgets, education may become interesting and entertaining.

Infographic: How to Make Your Massachusetts Divorce Amicable

Since more than 90 percent of Massachusetts divorces eventually settle out of court, with some doing so at the very last minute, many couples feel that pursuing an amicable divorce from the beginning makes more sense. When both spouses agree that the marriage is over, and they wish to peacefully negotiate the terms of their divorce without litigation, there are a number of things they can do to improve their chances of experiencing a successful outcome.

Massachusetts Divorce, Holidays and Who Gets the Children?

The holidays mean different things to different people in Massachusetts. For some, it's the best timeHolidays.jpg of year, packed with shopping, eating and good times. For others, it's a stressful period full of family drama and agita. Most people experience some mix of both.

Cries of a Massachusetts Child; Parents Misinterpret

One of the most frequent concerns divorced Massachusetts parents express inChildren 21.png custody disputes is that when their child is supposed to spend time with the other parent, the child cries or clings or sometimes "begs" not to be made to go. The parent generally interprets the child's behavior to mean that the child hates to spend time with the other parent. Sometimes they interpret the behavior to mean the other parent is abusive, or at least incompetent, as a parent. In fact, there are many possible reasons why children resist going from one parent to the other. 1. The children may really not want to spend time with the other parent, sometimes for good reason. But, this is actually quite rare. 2. The children may want to spend time with the other parent but not want to leave the parent they're with. It is common for human beings to simultaneously desire two, mutually exclusive results. We often wish we could eat our cake and have it too. Children are no different. In fact, most children really want to be with both parents and not to leave either. Their favorite fantasy is that their parents would get back together. 3. The children may be sensing non-verbal cues from the parent they are leaving that she or he is sad when the children leave. The children maybe reflecting the parent's feelings, not expressing their own. 4. The children may believe it pleases the parent for them to be sad about leaving. The children may be telling the parent what they think the parent wants to hear. 5. The children may simply find changing from one parent's home to the other uncomfortable. This is usually a temporary upset. Some children welcome change. Others have a more difficult time with it. Parents ought not jump to conclusions when a child resists parenting time. One suggestion is that these parents choose a counselor to help them (the children and the parents) sort out what is really troubling them. Just as important as figuring out the children's true concerns is finding solutions to the problem. The first solution many parents propose is to stop parenting time. That is almost never the best answer, and the counselor can also help the parents devise ways for the children to comfortably spend time in both homes. Often it is the parents who need to learn new skills such as how to give their children sincere permission to feel and express love for both parents.

How to Manage a Child's Medical Care After Massachusetts Divorce

In a Massachusetts divorce, it is crucial that parents handle medical care decisionsChild Health Care.png for their children with attention and clarity to ensure that they continue to receive the treatment they need.

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