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Marsha Temlock

Marsha Temlock, a writer who focuses on family relationships, is the author of Your Child's Divorce: What to Expect, What You Can Do (Impact Publishers Inc.). She is also the mother of two divorced children and has more than 20 years experience in social services.

Her frequent national media appearances include NBC's Today Show, ABC's Prime Time and National Public Radio (NPR). Your Child's Divorce has been widely cited in national newspapers including The Washington Post, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.

For more information visit http://www.yourchildsdivorce.com

Marsha Temlock

Most Recent Articles

How to Get Over the Drama With the Ex-Laws

Friday, 30 September 2011 09:17
Okay, so technically you're no longer related to them. And maybe the last thing you want to do after your divorce is deal with your former in-laws. You think, perhaps, they blame you for the break up. Maybe…
A divorce between two partners is complicated enough; when mutual friends and in-laws are thrown into the mix, allegiances can be tested and bonds threatened. Loved ones who have come to think of you as part of a pair may suddenly feel forced to…
I recently read a book by Sue Miller called Lost in the Forest that focuses the lens on the way remarriage affects kids.In a nutshell, Eva is the divorced mother of two little girls who grapple with their allegiance to their two fathers when…
Navigating a divorce can be a bit like preparing for the Olympics in Beijing.You must not only be psychologically and physically fit to withstand the pressure of the competition. You must also deal with the "pollution." Let's stop for a minute…

How to Answer Pesky Divorce Questions

Saturday, 15 December 2012 02:52
"We're getting a divorce." When these words are announced, folks will have questions. You need answers — good ones that will stanch the flood of annoying queries that usually follows.Face it. Divorce does not exist in a vacuum. It's not only…
When Ellen was planning her parents' 50th wedding anniversary, one of the most difficult things she faced was convincing her ex to switch vacation schedules so their son could attend the gala event in California."Bob is a rigid digit. I knew he was…
Most step moms don't expect warm and fuzz Hallmark greetings this holiday. But, you can have a loving relationship with your step children. It just takes time.With about half of marriages ending in divorce and a strong remarriage rate,…

Etiquette Tips For Parent Visitation

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 07:40
When eight-year-old Michael learned his parents were splitting, his first question was, "Where will I live and does that mean I won't get to see Daddy?"Michael knew a number of kids whose parents were divorced and, already at his tender age, he was…

Q & A on Making Child Custody Work

Wednesday, 28 May 2008 09:46
House Blogger Faith Eggers asks:My son is 16 months old and has only seen his father once. Although he isn't aware of it now, I'm wondering if there will be any long-term effects from the lack of relationship his father has with him.Marsha&
When you and your ex split, you never intended to divorce your friends. Now you're flying solo in every sense of the word — no party invitations; the phone barely rings. Where is everyone? No doubt you have discovered one of the toughest…

How To Go Public With Your Divorce

Sunday, 07 June 2009 08:08
Okay, you're thinking about getting a divorce. By now you've shed enough tears and you're ready to take on the toughest challenge of all — telling your folks!  Why is it so difficult to go public? Because going public means dropping the…