Pod Schools and How to Join… As Told by Leslie, a Roundup

With the school year already underway for some and nearing for others, many parents find themselves disillusioned by last Spring’s virtual learning experience and are looking for an alternative. While the government’s proposal of in-person learning at traditional institutions appears to be a controversial choice, the idea of “pod schooling” has peaked and is viewed more favorably among care-givers and educators alike. Pod schools, a group of three to 10 students under the instruction of a … Read MorePod Schools and How to Join… As Told by Leslie, a Roundup

Custody, Shared Custody and the Coronavirus… As Told by Leslie

Navigating the custody or shared custody amidst the coronavirus can be tricky. Are you prepared for the second wave of lockdowns and quarantines? The first wave of lockdowns and quarantines led many divorced couples to deal with the unexpected issues arising out of their otherwise successful custody arrangements. Depending on the custody agreement, the unexpected coronavirus pandemic could have had a significant impact on either arrangement. Perhaps your arrangement is traditional, with one parent having … Read MoreCustody, Shared Custody and the Coronavirus… As Told by Leslie

Virtual Goes Virtuous: Dating During the Coronavirus… As Told by Leslie

Leslie chats with millennials on what’s it like to date now. During the time of the coronavirus, the need for human connection is ever-present. Yet while the dating scene has vastly changed, the desire to meet someone and connect on a deeper level remains the same. Dating apps, once used as a means for casual hook-ups, have become a breeding ground for richer conversation and an outlet to get to know a person before engaging … Read MoreVirtual Goes Virtuous: Dating During the Coronavirus… As Told by Leslie

Ask Leslie: Is it fair to judge my partner during a time of crisis?

DEAR LESLIE,  I’ve been with my partner for 4 years, however, we’ve never argued more than we do now. It’s led me to rethink if I want to continue the relationship. Is it fair to judge my partner during a time of crisis? – Quarantina… Dear Quarantina…, Is it fair to judge your partner? People are not themselves during a time of panic and uncertainty, which leads to anxiety for many. Is it fair to … Read MoreAsk Leslie: Is it fair to judge my partner during a time of crisis?

Ask Leslie: Divorce, Cohabiting, and the Coronavirus. Help!

DEAR LESLIE,  I am divorcing my husband of 15 years plus. Just before the coronavirus struck, we were able to file for a divorce, however, we still live under the same roof – a reality I have yet to adjust to. Please share your advice. – Breaking point Breaking point… Here are my tips for navigating the coronavirus, divorce and cohabiting. Keep your distance while living in the same house. This may be somewhat impossible, … Read MoreAsk Leslie: Divorce, Cohabiting, and the Coronavirus. Help!