divorce and family mediation in nyc

jennifer safian, divorce mediator


parenting agreements in a mediated divorce

Can We Agree to Disagree and Still Find a Compromise?

{3:30 minutes to read} The phrase "agree to disagree" first appeared in print in 1770 [...]

Let’s Not Forget the Add-Ons!

{3:12 minutes to read} While not mandatory, add-ons are more often than not a major [...]

a space to connect

{2:30 minutes to read} I was listening to a TED talk given by Hedy Schleifer, [...]


I recently attended a GOODTALK4PARENTS  workshop to help parents reduce the negative impact of conflict [...]

hey, johnny, tell mom that . .

{3:54 minutes to read} Johnny’s parents have been divorced for a couple of years and [...]

once a child of divorce, always a child of divorce

{2:54 minutes to read} Children and adults alike whose parents have been divorced seem to [...]

it is so unfair! just because my spouse wants out, I have to change my life!

{3:18 minutes to read} Separating couples each have a personal story and their own reasons [...]

it’s 10 PM – do you know where your children are?

{3:48 minutes to read} A complaint heard frequently during a divorce mediation session goes something [...]

more often it’s the spirit that counts

Divorced parents opt for Joint Legal Custody so they can make all major decisions together [...]

parenting classes? why would I need that?

As far as I remember, parenting classes were originally designed to teach expectant or new [...]