The Holidays – Gifts and Parenting Time Schedules

The holidays are here! For many, this means celebrating with family and friends, good food, time off from work and maybe a present or two!  But, for those who are either separated or divorced (with or without children), the holidays can add a heaping measure of anxiety, frustration and sometimes even dread. If you have[…]

Dealing with Disappointment in Divorce

If you are getting divorced, you are familiar with disappointment.  You might be disappointed in your spouse.  You might be disappointed in the process.  Or you might be disappointed in yourself. If you didn’t want the divorce, it’s going to be thrust upon you.  If you did want the divorce, it won’t come as quickly[…]

Divorce: Will the Kids Be Okay?

Are my kids going to be okay if we get divorced? This is probably the number one question most clients have when I meet with them for the first time. What I tell my clients is this:  The research is pretty clear.  Your kids will be changed as a result of the divorce.  Divorce is[…]

Book Cover Contest

Are you a talented artist or designer? The marketing team at SuzanneGranchamp.com is sponsoring a BOOK COVER CONTEST for the new book coming out this year, “Marriages end. Families don’t. Divorce wisely.” First prize is $400 cash and international recognition for your work. Entries will be accepted for 4 days. Semi-finalist and finalists will be[…]

Is Divorce the Only Option?

Some people know exactly what they need, when they need it, and how to get it.  The rest of us need to try different options on for size to find out what is the best fit.  Many of us have to sit with things for a while before the way becomes clear.This is often very[…]

All Assets Are Not Created Equal!

During divorce, you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse will need to identify all of your assets, value them, and figure out how to allocate them (that is, determining who gets what). As a part of this, you will need to decide upon the assets you would prefer to have, as well as the assets you are[…]

Divorce Wisely by Understanding the Body’s Stress Response

  Your spouse just told you that he/she wants a divorce.  Your breathing quickens and becomes shallow.  Your heart races and feels like it’s beating out of your chest.  Your palms begin to sweat.  You want to bolt.  You literally can’t think of anything to say.   What the heck just happened? You had a[…]