Posts Tagged "children"

New Day for Children of Divorce

Posted by in Articles, Jennifer Murphy

“In the night there are many tears, but JOY comes in the New Day!” Psalm 30:5 New Day for Children of Divorce is a unique and special program! In the words of a past fifth grade participant, “New Day is the only place I can truly be me!” What a powerful statement. With all of the hours in a month, this young participant felt himself for only four of them. This is a great testimony for the value of the New Day program. New Day is a directional support group for families of divorces and the program takes over Second Presbyterian Church two Tuesdays per month. After completing the enrollment process, parents and children (ages 3 years-8th grade) join other families,...

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Creative Custody

Posted by in Articles, Stephanie Lowe-Sagebiel

by Stephanie Lowe-Sagebiel The ongoing issues of divorce never seem to get more complicated than when children are involved.  Many times, parents, who are still in the midst of dealing with their own grief and loss, feel completely overwhlemed when considering how to organize their children’s lives.  As a result, beleaguered parents may ask their attorneys and judges for assistance and may end up with something akin to the Indiana Parenting Guidelines. Custody arrangements do not have to be left up to the courts.  You know your family and your children better than anyone.  Different arrangements can meet the needs of different personalities and parenting...

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