Category Archives: parenting plans

Hearing Children’s Voices

Children’s perspectives can enlighten decisions regarding custody and parenting plans, but different opinions exist about how best to involve children in the decision-making process. Payoffs and Pitfalls of Listening to Children discusses why most procedures for soliciting children’s preferences do … Continue reading

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Stemming the Tide of Misinformation: International Consensus on Shared Parenting and Overnighting

White Paper This white paper describes the purpose and background of a two-year project to stem the tide of misinformation that was generating confusion about where the scientific community stood on shared parenting for preschool children. Four decades of research … Continue reading

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Spare Children Sophie’s Choice

I have a long-standing interest in how best to address children’s needs in custody decisions while protecting children from harmful involvement in their parents’ disputes and litigation. You can find some of my work on this topic by clicking here. … Continue reading

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Daddy, Tell Me A Bedtime Story

Mom instilled a love of music in me at an early age. When I was three years old, she gave me a small record player with a couple of small red plastic disks especially for kids, and a few 78 … Continue reading

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