Surviving the Modern Divorce means taking on equal parts warrior and saint. You need all the support you can get. If you're going to remake your life, you're in the right place to learn how to create the new and better you, both legally and psychologically. Brought to you by Arizona Divorce Attorney Billie Tarascio of Modern Law and IDoOver.life where you can tap into low cost divorce help, learning and therapy to help you redraw that new you.
How do parents manage a newborn during divorce?
When host Billie Tarascio answered questions on TikTok about managing parenting time with a newborn, and the variety of explosive issues that come with it, responses came in like wildfire. One of those responses came from Yasmin and Tylor Henson, now divorced parents of a 2-year-old, who successfully navigated the infant stages of their son, sharing parenting time even while the child was nursing.
How did they do it? You've heard people insist that it's about putting the kids first, but Tyler and Yasmin added some extra elements to make it happen. Listen in for their method of making it all work.
Who's minding your money after divorce?
So you've split the assets and now you've got some cash to manage. Maybe it came from a house that got sold in the divorce and you got half, or you have the rights to half of your ex's retirement account: Now what? Who do you trust? Where should you put it?
When it comes to money, you don't want to make any big mistakes when you're trying to grow your cash stash after a big split.
In this episode of the Modern Divorce podcast, host Billie Tarascio brings in her brother Michael Tarascio, a certified financial planner, who shares his insider opinion on what to be careful of, how to suss out trustworthy sources, and how to educate yourself on investments and life insurance from LEGIT sources. Be sure to listen to the whole episode because you'll be listening in on little brother telling big sister how it all works, and it's hilarious.
Top moves to calm the kids during divorce
Let's face it, divorce is traumatizing for adults, and every bit as traumatizing for children. Problem is, there's not much they can do about it, so it's in the hands of the parent to manage the sadness, disappointment and acting out that can sometimes happen during and throughout the process of divorce.
Enter Alexis Santa Cruz, a former elementary school teacher who took her abilities to connect with kids to another level by becoming a licensed marriage and family counselor associate. In this episode of the Modern Divorce Podcast, host Billie Tarascio has an illuminating conversation with Alexis about how to manage the transition of family life. She gives real world examples of things you can do to smooth the road for kids - and for you.
This episode is a breath of fresh air for single parents struggling with kids who are rebelling, depressed, or causing trouble. She uses a number of tools in her practice, which you can find at FreedomPsychCenter.com.
Life After Domestic Violence
Kimberly Miner suffered through two divorces with domestic violence. How do you rebuild your confidence after being dragged through the physical and emotional muck? In today's Modern Divorce podcast, Kim shares her difficult journey that prompted her founding of a non profit , EnvisionYouVictory.org, to help domestic violence victims learn how to come back stronger and more confident. She also talks about what she's doing to change a system she says is stacked against DV victims who are typically unprepared to defend themselves in the family law system, as well as the criminal system.
This is a must-listen for anyone dealing with domestic violence issues, no matter what kind.
Dividing assets after a long marriage
It's hard enough getting divorced, but splitting up assets in a way that makes everyone happy can be fraught with emotional distress. Luckily, there are ways to get it done and have each side walk away with a plan for their better future.
In this episode, Modern Divorce Podcast host Billie Tarascio talks with Brenda Bridges, a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst whose soothing tones and suggestions are sure to take the fire out of a contentious divorce. Especially for those who have been married a long time. With retirement accounts, property and even a business to split up, working with a CDFA can be a blessing, because it can also lower the cost of a divorce settlement by having an agreed-upon plan so that each side can walk away with a divorce decree they can be satisfied with.
You can find Brenda at BridgingDivorceSolutions.com.
Keeping Kids Safe From Sexual Predators
How do you keep children out of harms way from sexual predators? It starts with with plain talk. In this episode of the Modern Divorce Podcast, Billie Tarascio chats with sex abuse survivor and pediatric nurse, Katie Hastings, who has some very plain talk about what really works to keep kids from falling for the manipulations of a predator.
Not only does Katie explain the safe steps for very young children, she also talks about the methods to keep teens from inadvertently opening themselves up to sextortion schemes through fake online profiles and immature love relationships gone bad. For parents with children of any age, and especially single parents who may not always be able to control who their children are with, this episode is packed with honest facts about what you can do and how to do it.
To learn more, Katie has recently written a book on the subject, called Your Safe Body, available on Amazon and all your favorite book dealers.
Billie is so engaging and informative!
Billie brings on the best guests that have her listeners learning and leveling up! I highly recommend this podcast to anyone who wants to experience personal growth during a time that can feel defeating.
Such helpful topics!!
I love that your podcast spans the practical and emotional aspects of divorce since information and guidance on both are so deeply needed. I feel like I am a fly on the wall listening to such valuable conversations. Thank you for all that you share!!
Personality disorders that affect your Divorce
This episode was very informative, in fact it confirmed so much of what i researched on narcissitic personnality disorder. i really appreciate Kris explaininng that as a non professional. it is important to focus on the behaviour rather than diagnosis of the ex partner.