When you got divorced, you probably promised yourself that despite your busy schedule that made it impossible for you to handle equal custody of the kids that you wouldn't be one of those "Disneyland Dads" who swept in on the odd weekend for a great time -- then turned the real parenting over to your children's mother.
A study from the Centre for Fertility and Health is drawing attention in the medical community because of what it has to say about how divorce affects the chances that a child will suffer from depression.
So-called "birdnesting" is being touted as a new -- and much improved -- way of co-parenting after a divorce. Before you try it, however, make sure you realize what you're doing.
If you're in a battle for the custody of your child, it's perfectly understandable if you're feeling pretty emotional. Unfortunately, you can't afford to let your emotions dictate your actions because that could be fatal to your case.