Let’s face it, we all strive to reach the elusive state of happiness, and from time to time wonder, how…
Tanya Thistleton is a freelance writer and family law solicitor. She is also a mother to two children and tries to be a devoted wife. Horses and a standard poodle also form part of the family. She has had non-fiction work published as well as short stories in magazines including the Quadrant. She is also author of two novels ("Just and Equitable" and "Counsel's Objection") and has written a summary of the Australian Family Law in German for a German Loose Leaf legal text. Managing relationships for separated parents is a topic close to her heart, witnessing first hand how destructive toxic communications can be.
Getting along with in-laws can be a chore. Remember the following do’s and don’t’s during their visit and afterwards.
It is not only an old wives' tale that hugging is of great benefit. Research has confirmed it as well.
You will want to make sure your children will talk to you about everything, even the not-so-good stuff. So, how…
Keep it civil and everyone benefits.
Feuding couples can fall into the trap of using electronic devices to continue communications with one another, often with hostility.…