When is mediation not mediation?


I had a very interesting experience the other day.  One that shocked me. I realised that mediation isn’t always (or often, it may seem) mediation, or at least not as I think of mediation. When you think about mediation, do you imagine the concept of some kind of round table discussion to work out the solution to a problem with a neutral third person there to help guide that discussion?…

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A Clean Slate

The New Year is all about a clean slate, a fresh start. It’s easy to look back at the mistakes you’ve made and wish you’d handled things differently, but you can’t go back. You can go forward.  You can think and plan and map our what you want your future to look like.  For yourselves, for your family. You might have found yourself in the situation where you have separated…

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Co-Parenting Communication – an online option.

Communication as co-parents after separation is one of the hardest things to do. This article is written by Lorrie Brook who developed an online method of co-parenting communication for separated parents. Communication can be one of the most difficult aspects in any co-parenting relationships. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics there are more than 1 million children who are not living with one of their biological parents; this is…

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