Fundraiser For Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury in Honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Freed Marcroft is proud to sponsor a fundraiser to benefit Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury, Inc. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence: Domestic Violence affects 1 in 3 women in their lifetime. In the United States, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner. The need for safe housing and the economic Read More

5 Parenting Back to School Tips After Your Separation or Divorce

The back-to-school season often comes with a mixed feeling of nerves and excitement. When a recent separation or divorce is in the picture, a range of stronger emotions can often join the fray—for both you and your children. Keep these post-divorce parenting tips in mind to help your kids adjust while they settle into the school spirit. 1) Plan ahead for questions. When your kids get back to school, they may Read More

5 Things to Think About If You are Considering Divorce

Have you been thinking about divorce? With kids, finances, and highly-charged emotions in the mix, it's hardly a straightforward decision. Only you can know whether divorce is right for you, but you may need some guidance to steer you towards the right decision. Keep these questions in mind before you plan your next steps. 1) Has an outside stressor put unreasonable strain on your relationship? If you feel Read More

Getting Back On Your Feet: 4 Tips on How to Go Back to School After a Divorce

Once you get past the initial hurdles of divorce, you have a wonderful opportunity for a fresh start. That can mean different things for different people—whether it's new relationships, career changes, or a renewed commitment to your friends and family. If you were primarily a stay-at-home parent during marriage, or if you're simply preparing to rejoin the workforce after a long hiatus, it can also mean a return Read More