• Stories for the Holiday Season

    Can you believe how time flies? As December approaches, you’ve probably started thinking of how your family will be spending the holiday season. No matter what holiday you and your family celebrate, there is nothing more special than cuddling up with your children and enjoying a book. When it comes to holiday books, there are […]

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  • Winter Activities for You and Your Family

    Halloween costumes have been packed away for another year and people have started to string up the Christmas lights. While we’re grateful the cold weather held off for Halloween, it’s time to think about what fun activities you and your family can do during the winter. Trying to wrestle your children into winter jackets, snow […]

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  • Separation and Social Media

    The use of social media has been growing steadily over the past few years. There are over 2.27 monthly active users on Facebook, which only keeps increasing each year. Needless to say, social media has become a large part of our everyday lives. People use social media for a variety of things; connecting with old […]

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  • Keep Safe This Halloween

    Halloween is one of the most anticipated nights of the year, and it’s not hard to imagine why. It’s a night where children don costumes of their favourite horror villains or superheroes, call out “Trick-or-Treat”, and collect all the candy they want. However, with all of the excitement, it is important to be cautious. Here […]

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  • Signs of Parental Alienation

    Depending on their age, children of divorce may feel confused as to why their parents are no longer together. Unless there are extenuating circumstances which would cause harm to the children, then it’s important for them to maintain healthy relationships with both parents. Unfortunately, not all children are shielded from their parents’ conflicts and are […]

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  • Building a Parenting Plan that Works

    Divorce is never easy, especially when you have children. It’s important to create a system that works for everyone involved. By working together to build a parenting plan that works, you’ll ensure your children will have an easier time adjusting. What is a parenting plan? A parenting plan is a formal, written agreement which outlines […]

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  • Fall activities for families

    The crunch of crisp leaves under our feet… The signature smells of ginger, allspice, cloves and cinnamon… Rich colours everywhere… Flavours such as apple, pumpkin and cranberry… Autumn is a wonderful season, full of fun, festive sensory experiences. Why not explore a few of these fall activities with your children? Throw a themed backyard party […]

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  • Back to school and special expenses

    As their children head back to school this fall, parents may wonder about the costs of their kiddos’ education and extracurricular activities. Such expenses, known in family law as special and extraordinary expenses, go beyond the normal expenses incurred when raising a child. Child support includes special expenses. The courts determine who should pay, and […]

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  • UNDERSTANDING SEPARATION AGREEMENTS

    Regardless whether you and your spouse agree to live separate and apart for a trial period, or whether you have plans for divorce, it’s important that you understand separation. Although you don’t need a court proceeding, agreement or acknowledgment to make your separation official, you should consult with a lawyer. An experienced family lawyer can […]

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