Links and Resources


“The Child-Up Parenting Plan” by Gary Direnfeld:

“Nonresidential Parenting After Divorce” by Sandra J. Bailey, Montana State University:

“Co-Parenting and Joint Custody Tips for Divorced Parents” by Jocelyn Block and Melinda Smith, Help Guide:

“Co-Parenting” Family Mediation Center, Inc.:

“Delivering Parenting in Divorced Families” by Dr. Gary J. Kneier:–Child-Sharing-Schedules.pdf


“Helping children cope with separation and divorce” by Caring for Kids:

“Their Parents Stayed Together ‘For The Kids.’ Here’s How It Felt.” by Catherine Pearson, Huffpost:

“8 Things Kids Of Divorce Want Parents To Know” by Brittany Wong, Huffpost:

“The Voices of Children of Divorce” by Edward Kruk, Psychology Today:


“How Divorced Dads Can Best Handle a Daughter’s Wedding” by Wayne Parker, The Spruce:

“Strengthening Father-Daughter Relationships” by Wayne Parker, Verywell Family:

“Breaking Down the Most Brilliant Scene in ‘Eighth Grade'” by Ben Caps, Reel Rundown:


“Mother Thanks Court for Shared Parenting” by Robert Franklin, National Parents Organization Blog Archive:

“Survey: Moms’ Income, Well-being Enhanced by Equal Parenting” by Robert Franklin, National Parents Organization Blog Archive:


“Butting heads with your child’s grandparents? Here’s how to make peace” by Kristen Rogers, CNN:


“Parents Have Input Until The Gavel Comes Down” by Gary Direnfeld:

“Preparing For Family Mediation” Ontario Association for Family Mediation:

“Mediation” by Gene C. Colman, Family Law Centre:

“Custody/Access Assessments” by Gene C. Colman, Family Law Centre:

“Parenting Plan Evaluations” London Family Court Clinic:


“Dealing with a Breakup or Divorce” by Jeanne Segal, Gina Kemp, and Melinda Smith, HelpGuide:

“This Is What No One Tells You About Getting Divorced In Your 30s” by Rachel Brodsky, HuffPost:

“Study: Marital breakdown and subsequent depression” Statistics Canada:

“Understanding and Coping with Loss and Grief” Canadian Mental Health Association:

“Understanding Depression” by Clifford N. Lazarus, Psychology Today:

“Symptoms of Depression” WebMD:


“What I Wish My Parents Had Said When I Came Out As Gay” by Kevin Naulls, CBC:

“Advice on Coming Out to Your Kids From Gay Dads Who’ve Been There” by Scott Kearnan, Gay with Kids:

“Dwyane Wade: My Transgender Daughter Knew Her Identity At 3 Years Old” by Curtis M. Wong, Huffpost:

“Still Hidden in the Closet: Trans Women and Domestic Violence” by Kae Greenberg:

Domestic Violence

“Signs of an Abusive Relationship” The Family Place:

Abuse Warning Signs, “Understand Relationship Abuse” National Domestic Violence Hotline:

“Domestic Violence” Waterloo Regional Police:

“Children exposed to domestic violence represent almost 50% of substantiated investigations by Ontario Children’s Aid Societies” Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies:

“Top 100 Traits & Behaviors of Personality-Disordered Individuals” Out of the Fog:

“Domestic Violence Against Men” Wikipedia:

“Recognize domestic violence against men” Mayo Clinic:

“Male victims of domestic violence struggle to disclose abuse” by Tamara Mathias, Reuters:

“Researcher: What Happens When Abused Men Call Domestic Violence Hotlines And Shelters?” National Parents Organization:

“Still Hidden in the Closet: Trans Women and Domestic Violence” by Kae Greenberg:


“Child Support From Third Parties” by Gene C. Colman, Family Law Centre:

“The Federal Child Support Guidelines: Step-by-Step” Department of Justice, Government of Canada:

“Co-Parenting” Family Mediation Center, Inc.:

“For the Self Represented” by Gene C. Colman Family Law Centre:

“Representing Yourself at Your Family Law Trial – A Guide” Ontario Court of Justice:

“What is Family Support?” Family Support Program:

“Layperson Guides to procedure in the Ontario Court of Justice – Family Court” Fathers Resources International: