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Is Peace Moving Forward Really Possible?

Our blogs are intended to help persons facing divorce to learn from the experience and feelings of many others who have traveled the road of divorce themselves. The blogs are written by mediators who practice at Heartland Family Mediators
Become More Accountable in The New Year

Become More Accountable in The New Year

Being held accountable can be useful for all of us.  It can keep us on track toward achieving our goals and find success in life. Do you have things you struggle with? There is help to be found.  Accountability partners can be found through organizations, within your...

Spreading Some Holiday Cheer!

Spreading Some Holiday Cheer!

Happy Holidays! This is a time of year we celebrate the importance of family and friends. At Christmastime we have spectacle of lights, presents, egg nog, and carolers to enjoy. It is a joyous time of year! However, each year we discover more and more that there are...

Make Peace Not War

Make Peace Not War

Can an amicable divorce really happen?  Can couples set aside their anger, hurt, resentment for a much higher good?  The answers to these questions, if you want them to be, are yes, yes, yes! Divorce presents enormous difficulties for children.  How the process plays...

Be the Right Kind of Friend

Be the Right Kind of Friend

From time to time we all find ourselves listening to a friend who is getting a divorce or considering one. Human compassion leads us to lend support to that friend. But what does it mean to support? Agreeing with him or her?  Maybe. Maybe not. Frequently, something...

10 Clear Thoughts For Divorcing Parents

10 Clear Thoughts For Divorcing Parents

When parents are considering divorce, the emotional upheaval often makes it difficult to think clearly. What a tragedy! This critical time, like none other, requires clear thinking if parents are to successfully navigate the challenges ahead to a result both can live with and which does not harm the children who depend on them so much.