New reports from the Federal Bureau of Investigation reveal that non-custodial parents in Illinois and across the United States are increasingly abducting their children and fleeing across state or even national lines in order to avoid having to hand over control of children to their legally designated parents. Experts say non-custodial parents frequently abscond with their children as a form of revenge against their former partners when they are unhappy with the court's child custody decision.
A family vacation can make memories for both parents and children that last a lifetime. For single parents, traveling with a child can be overwhelming, especially if you aren't adequately prepared. Here are some tips to make your next trip less stressful and more enjoyable.
Women who have undergone divorce generally understand the stress, emotional trauma and general difficulty that can occur with the end of a marriage, but even those who have never been married can offer a helping hand to their divorcing friends in a number of ways. Divorce can be especially hard when issues associated with child custody are involved, making it important to be a source of strength for friends that are both divorcés and mothers. A huge number of Michigan women become involved in a divorce at some time during their lives.
Dealing with a child after a divorce can be a difficult endeavor under any circumstances, but parenting can become even more problematic when it comes time to introduce a new adult into his or her life. Parents intending to move in with and marry a new partner must successfully teach their child to respect the authority of their stepparent. Individuals who have done this, though, know how difficult this process can be.