Child custody in Missouri over the holidays: A primer

Parents may need to review child custody arrangements before making holiday plans. The holidays are often a time to focus on family and celebrate a joyous occasion. For those who are divorced, the holidays can bring more than just joy and celebration, they can bring stress over which parent gets to share the holiday traditions with their children. Parents in this situation can reduce the stress and focus on the joy by having a basic understanding of how child custody laws in their state impact the holidays. How does Missouri law impact child custody over the holidays? In Missouri, the


Gifts that Give: Charitable Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is coming up fast. You might have some ideas for gifts, but have you considered gifts that give back? Of course, getting your mother something a little out of the ordinary doesn’t need to replace a bouquet of Mother’s Day flowers, but can be a nice addition. If you’re looking to give your mom something a little different this year, here are some charitable gift ideas. UNICEF UNICEF is one of the leaders providing aid to children in need. For Mother’s Day, UNICEF is sending out dedicated cards to moms all over the world when you buy mosquito


March 20th is “International Day of Happiness”

The International Day of Happiness, as established by the United Nations General Assembly, is March 20th. So what should you celebrate? Especially those in the process of divorce or newly divorced may question the timing and validity of this question. But, just think about your strengths to deepen your happiness level. According to a posting in Psychology Today, Ryan M. Niemiec, Psy.D. contends, “One of the pathways to a deep happiness is the understanding and use of one’s highest strengths of character.” In Celebrate “International Day of Happiness” Tomorrow, strategies and practices in achieving happiness in relationships, communication, and character


The Holidays Are Over, Amen: Now It’s Time to Rejuvenate

You’ve earned a break. After the shopping and celebrating whirlwind that is Christmas, you probably ran yourself ragged preparing for the New Year. Not only is your wallet a little fatigued, but your body and mind likely are as well. Set a healthy, relaxed tone for 2015 and treat your body and spirit to some TLC. Spend Time De-Stressing If you share custody of your kids, you have a little built-in time to yourself. When your little ones are at your ex’s, don’t spend all your time catching up on laundry and completing household tasks. Take advantage of the peace


Facts regarding marriage and divorce on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2014

Celebrating love is the custom on Valentine’s Day. Opinions differ on the history of the original Valentine, but the most popular theory is that a clergyman, who was executed for secretly marrying couples in ancient Rome, started the tradition. In A.D. 496, Pope Gelasius I declared Feb. 14 as Valentine Day. And closer to home, Hallmark Cards got its start with Valentine cards in Kansas City, Missouri. Founded in 1910 by Joyce Hall, Hallmark is now the largest manufacturer of greeting cards in the United States. As customs evolve, Valentine cards now include the topics of love, marriage, and divorce


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