Serving in the military is an admirable decision, and the sacrifices made sustain the country's freedom. Many of these sacrifices, though, do not only affect those who are enlisted -- they also affect families. This is certainly true when it comes to deployment, kids and custody. You might be wondering how to negotiate caretaking for kids when one parent is enlisted.
If you have been through a divorce and finally feel as if you are settling into a new normal, you may be quick to realize that you have a whole new challenge facing you. As the non-custodial parent, it is difficult to stay involved with your children and their day-to-day activities. It may now take some creativity and extra effort on your part to be involved in everything that is important to them. As you set boundaries for these new relationships, there are a few ways you can work to strengthen the connection with your children when they do not live with you.
I recently read an article which quoted actor Alex Baldwin and his infamous custody battle with Kim Basinger. Alex said that he felt that Kim was using a form of parental alienation to gain an edge in court. Many agree that custody litigation is particularly brutal: the goal seems to be to make the other side look as bad as possible.
You might be thinking how can I put Lance in the same sentence with the above topics. What I will say is that I know nothing about the sport of cycling or anything about doping. But what I do know about is how far a person can take their legal fight and when is the right time to call it quits.