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Divorce: Stay Engaged and Remember to Hug Your Children

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Divorce: Stay Engaged and Remember to Hug Your Children

Marla Gilsig recently published a new post discussing How To Successfully Parent After Separation and Divorce .

This blog reviews how to help children adjust to two homes, parenting times and parenting responsibilities and the importance of staying emotionally engaged.

Marla notes that “Children of all ages need hugs and hearing “I love you” and “I’m proud of you”. Parents need to ensure that their children know that they matter and are valued more than anything or anyone and that their parents love for them is far more powerful than the negative feelings they have for their former spouse.”

You can read Marla’s full blog here.

We will be featuring Marla Gilsig this Friday as a part our interview series with lawyers from across Canada (and beyond).

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Russell Alexander

Russell Alexander is the founder of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers and is the firm’s senior partner. At Russell Alexander, our focus is exclusively family law, offering pre-separation legal advice and assisting clients with family related issues, including: custody and access, separation agreements, child and spousal support, division of family property, paternity disputes, and enforcement of court orders. We have locations in Toronto, Markham, Whitby (Brooklin), Oshawa, Concord, Lindsay, and Peterborough.

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