Articles by Gary Direnfeld | Guest Author

Gary Direnfeld, MSW, RSW is a Canadian Social Worker in private practice. He is recognized from his 65 episodes of the hit show Newlywed/Nearly Dead, to over 500 columns as the parenting expert of a major metropolitan newspaper, to more than 350 media appearances, to his book, Marriage Rescue: Overcoming ten deadly sins in failing relationships. Courts in Ontario, Canada, consider him an expert in social work, marital and family therapy, child development, parent-child relations and custody and access matters.

Bonding with your kids

Bonding With Your Kids: Connection After Divorce

Speaking of bonding in this context, is not so much about making a relationship that didn’t previously exist. This is more about realizing that there may be a shift in the relationship given […]

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Summer camp

Camps, Co-parenting, and COVID: Summer Activity Safety

COVID, camps, and kids present some unique challenges. So far kids younger than twelve haven’t been eligible for the vaccine. We know they can get COVID and while generally, not as severe, this […]

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Single Fathers

Helpful Tips For Single Fathers

It is not uncommon for single fathers to worry about balancing income, care of the kids and their relationship with the other parent. It may be at a time when one is unaccustomed […]

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Communication

Six Tips for More Peaceful Communication with Your Co-Parent

Anger, fear, jealousy, hatred and even unresolved love. There are so many reasons why communication with one’s co-parent can be a challenge.   With all those feelings at play, it is not uncommon that […]

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Earth Day

Earth Day Co-Parenting: Easy Ways Your Kids Can “Restore the Earth”

First started in 1970, Earth Day has taken on a life of its own as people of the world become increasingly environmentally conscious.We celebrate the day on April 22nd annually since 1970. It […]

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