Thank God for celebrities

Thank God for celebrities

Thank God for celebrities, that’s all I can say. A couple of minutes on Amazon reveals that first Duncan Banlantine, followed by Katie Price (in fact she did it twice!), and now Anthea Turner have all thrown their hats into the ring of writing about their divorces. In fairness to Duncan and Katie however (though[…]

We’re staying together for the sake of the kids

We’re staying together for the sake of the kids

“We’re staying together for the sake of the kids”. This is a sentiment couple counsellors and family therapists hear a great deal. It is usually said by couples who have reached the end of the road in their ability to love each other, but who are still able to co-exist – just. The idea is[…]

Is your relationship off the Richter scale

Avoiding emotional earthquakes

We all mediate; at home, in the workplace, with colleagues, friends, family and children. It is the way we facilitate and cope with life’s daily ups and downs. Mediation is an invaluable means of translating any sort of conflict into cooperation and an opportunity to resolve, smoothing the way for us all to live alongside[…]

Why mediators should get accredited

Why mediators should get accredited

Why mediators should get accredited. Ok, I’ll admit it, this is a shameless personal opinion piece. Regular readers will ask “What’s so new about that?” But this piece is entirely about my personal opinion, right or wrong, as to my thoughts on Family Mediation Council Accreditation. The Family Mediation Standards Board (FMSB) state that there[…]

The secret to living happily after divorce

The secret to living happily after divorce

The secret to happiness after divorce does not lie (contrary to the belief of many), in how well you did in the settlement. The secret to living happily after divorce lies in what we see of ourselves when we look back later at the process. If what we see is a mean spirited miser who[…]

Finding the right divorce professional

Finding the right divorce professional

Finding the right divorce professional to help steer you safely through the difficult waters of post separation finances and children’s issues is easier than it first appears. The Family Mediation Council accredited mediator scheme allows you to feel confident that the Family Mediation Service you contact has a well-trained and vetted professional team to help[…]

Thinking of getting a divorce this year 5 ways mediation can help

Thinking of getting a divorce this year? 5 ways mediation can help

Here at New Landscape Mediation, we believe that the cost of family breakdown is already high enough. We’re here to guide you through the divorce and mediation process to ensure that you reach a mutually-beneficial solution that helps your family. Here are five ways that mediation can help you. Did you know: 1. Mediation takes you through[…]

Roses are red, violets are blue

Roses are red, violets are blue, I’m not sure how best to divorce you…

Roses are red, violets are blue, I’m not sure how best to divorce you….. This Valentine’s day you may be considering untying the knot that you tied together with your partner all those years ago. The knot you thought would always be.  You may be talking about divorce rather than whispering sweet nothings this February. […]

Divorce for Christmas

Divorce for Christmas?

Tis the season to be jolly… or so they say. Holiday times and especially Christmas can be stressful enough even when you’re not separating or getting a divorce for christmas. The routine bombardment from November time onwards of decorations and good cheer can whip up a general frenzy of expectation which can be difficult to fulfil…[…]