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EXPERT Tips for Financial RECOVERY after you Separate

EXPERT Tips for Financial RECOVERY after you Separate

The Recovery.. Banked, now what?  After financial settlement, what should you do with the money?  Not everyone gets a multi million dollar settlement, so how do you start rebuilding your financial life?  With so much focus on the procedure of finalising your...

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How to tell Kids about Separation

How to tell Kids about Separation

How do you break the NEWS?!Time and time again, I am approached about resources and tips to tell your kids that you are separating. There are so many scenarios that may instigate this discussion with your kids about separation. The “situation” (let us call it that,...

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How to TRANSFORM your finances after Separation

How to TRANSFORM your finances after Separation

how do i start?The end of a relationship can be a very emotional and frustrating time. This may feel like too much and there are so many things which you need to do! We start with a plan and the outcome is either exactly what we expected or, as often the case, things...

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How NOT to be a HOT mess, Post-Separation

How NOT to be a HOT mess, Post-Separation

The Early Days...Ok, so composing yourself during the early days post-separation is HARD! Trying to navigate through the myriad of emotions that are going through your body like an electric shock that can be triggered to be exposed without much control is a learning...

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How to navigate through the dreaded family report

How to navigate through the dreaded family report

The Stigma:Navigating through the Court system during one of the most stressful times of your life is difficult enough, there are affidavits to write, documents to find and where after all those years did you put your marriage certificate!  To add to this stress, you...

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Separation: The ART of gaining Clarity

Separation: The ART of gaining Clarity

The importance of seeing it clearly  As you go through a divorce there is so much to get stuck on. Getting caught up in the drama is the norm. And there are so many conversations to have that are painful, from what will happen with the kids to where will I live...

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How to be the receiver of Separation news, like a BOSS

How to be the receiver of Separation news, like a BOSS

The EXCRUCIATING pain hearing it..Take it from me, being the receiver or recipient of news that your partner is either cheating on you or that they have decided that the relationship is no longer what they wanted is a BIG pill to swallow. Whilst I can now list a few...

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Insider tips to navigate Child Support during Separation

Insider tips to navigate Child Support during Separation

Let's BREAK it down...The overwhelming feelings experienced during separation in the early days can delay us in sorting out the things we need to! Child support and organising that part of the separation was something I personally dreaded. BUT it had to be done, and...

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SEPARATED? Thank you to my Ex, NEXT!?

SEPARATED? Thank you to my Ex, NEXT!?

Thank you, NEXT!?Listening to Ariana Grande sing her latest song "Thank you, next I'm so f-----' grateful for my ex  " made me think about what I could possibly be thankful for in relation to my Mr Ex. For those of you who don’t know about my journey: Mr Ex, cruelly...

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Separation HUSTLE: His & Her versions

Separation HUSTLE: His & Her versions

There are THREE sides to a story!? We asked two parents, a man and a woman (who are part of the www.theseparationexchange.com TRIBE) - What someone can expect right after separating, the good the bad, the ugly and the reality. While people say it is not the easiest...

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7 Tips to REVIVE your style after Separation

7 Tips to REVIVE your style after Separation

Where do I start? They say separating is one of the most stressful things a person can ever go through in life. The weeks, months and even years following a relationship breakdown can be extremely challenging and turbulent, especially as you try to re-establish...

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Single Mumma Tips: How ALONE time can be ‘ME’ time!

Single Mumma Tips: How ALONE time can be ‘ME’ time!

Is it a FANTASY? Often, and especially when our children are young, we fantasise about being left alone, if only for a few minutes! Oh the joy of being able to go to the toilet without a child hanging off us, enjoy a shower alone, or even eat a whole meal sitting down...

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Single Mothers Survival Tips for Mother’s Day

Single Mothers Survival Tips for Mother’s Day

The Challenges.. Being a single Mumma definitely comes with its own set of challenges, especially on certain days of the year such as Mother’s Day when there is added pressure and emotional challenges. As a single mum for the last ten years I’ve learnt a thing or two...

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Tips to combat the negative impacts of separation on Teens!

Tips to combat the negative impacts of separation on Teens!

How do we enter their world? As parents we often forget that our children are watching our every move and model our actions, words and behaviours.  So, when our lives are altered in a certain way such as parents separating or divorcing, we forget how much they observe...

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3 SEXY Tips to get your MOJO back Post-Separation

3 SEXY Tips to get your MOJO back Post-Separation

Say WHAT!? OK, so during such a potentially HORRID time your MOJO maybe the LAST thing on your mind but perhaps understanding that your MOJO is part of YOU may help put more focus on the topic? YOU need to be OK, before other things fall into place (least that is my...

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How can counselling help my child during Separation?

How can counselling help my child during Separation?

Let's chat about the basics: As a child and family counsellor I have found that a major proportion of our referrals (and my clients) are children from separated families. What this often means is either that children are experiencing more challenging emotions (that...

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Dear Newly Separated, here are 5 things you MUST know!

Dear Newly Separated, here are 5 things you MUST know!

The News is OUT! OK, so it is now out in the open that you are separated? You may be feeling overwhelmed, scared, hurt, angry lonely and overwhelmed. After having been through separation myself I can say that life can be BETTER! Yes, roll your eyes and say WT#! she...

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6 Tips to get your Ex to AGREE to Separation Mediation

6 Tips to get your Ex to AGREE to Separation Mediation

How to Agree? If you are going through a separation or divorce, you might be thinking about mediation. Mediation is a simple and straightforward process that allows you to move on quickly and easily, without having to fight everything out in the courts. But what if...

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Dad’s Guide to Family Law and Separation

Dad’s Guide to Family Law and Separation

Understanding Your Rights Going through a separation never easy, particularly when there are children involved.  It is not possible for care arrangements to continue as they were when parties were together, and it is often difficult to come to agreement that both...

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How to support a friend going through Separation

How to support a friend going through Separation

Here's the "CONTEXT" Separation is one of the hardest events that one could potentially go through, and depending on the circumstances one could be given a HUGE blow that is challenging to get through. What does this mean? Some come to a mutual agreement to separate,...

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10 Tips on How to Tell Kids you are SEPARATING

10 Tips on How to Tell Kids you are SEPARATING

“Do I have to choose where to live?” This is the type of question you don’t want your kids asking you, as it could reflect the potential anxiety your kids maybe under. So, let me tell you about my situation and how you should NOT tell your kids that you are separating...

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