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Spending the Holidays Apart

Holidays can be a stressful time for everyone, especially for children affected by divorce. When you first make the decision to separate, you may find it overwhelming to initially push past feelings of hurt and loss, to create the best custody outcome for your child.  Important factors to consider are whether holiday time will be…

Being a Good Father Matters Every Day

Fathers, You Matter!   Here at Side by Side Supervised Access Services we believe in providing the best outcomes for parents and their children. With Father’s Day approaching, we would like to highlight the benefits that fathers provide when engaged in a child’s life.   Historically speaking, dads or father figures were generally understood to teach toddlers to walk and play catch with limited…

Allergies Lead to a New Normal

Shari Macneall Parenting comes with endless joy and at times anxiety and fear for our children’s safety and well-being. Receiving a diagnosis that your child has a life-threatening allergy is life-altering. I remember getting a call from my son’s daycare that I needed to “come quickly” as he had tried a bite of kiwi and…

Co-Parenting through Separation

  When two individuals make the commitment to enter into a relationship, this sometimes includes the commitment to be parents. With this decision and the commitment made by each, begins a plan of a lifelong partnership. Unfortunately many relationships can change for the worst and the only solution is separation. Today we know many marriages…