On the Tennessee Parent Education Class

Note: The following post, like all on the Collaborative Compound, is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as providing legal advice or the formation of an attorney-client relationship.  Nor is it the solicitation of an attorney-client relationship.  Legal advice you have to pay for. ONWARD AND UPWARD!!  I’ve covered several topics in…

Tennessee Parenting Plans and You, Part One

Note: The following, like all posts on the Collaborative Compound, is offered for informational purposes only.  It is not to be construed as providing legal advice, solicitation of or the formation of the attorney-client relationship.  Onward and upward!  The Parenting Plan is one of the most daunting and contentious forms facing Tennessee’s divorcing couples.  Once…

Binary vs. Beach Ball Thinking

First of all, thanks to all new followers of the Collaborative Compound.  I appreciate each and every one of you coming to read what I’ve got to say.  Today’s post covers the current government shutdown.  I will not be discussing this through a political lens; rather I think it prudent to talk about things from…

Identity Quakes: Personal Core-Shockers

You’re in the middle of a conversation with someone, or you’re going through an event that is particularly stressful.  During these moments of crisis, something is said or something happens that completely upsets you in a degree you’ve never imagined possible.  You feel shaken to your very core.  Welcome to the world of an Identity…

The Power of Assumptions

Assumptions.  Let’s discuss them for a moment beyond the traditional sayings (or musings of great men like Samuel L. Jackson in films such as “The Long Kiss Goodnight.”) What are they?  Can assumptions be good things?  How do they benefit or hurt us?  I hope to discuss these factors below.  The nature of assumptions is…