Toaster Season 2

Mediation Online: How the pandemic made your divorce less stressful with Susan Guthrie

March 23, 2021

The pandemic has been hard. On everyone. But one surprising silver lining: enterprising mediators have made the process easier, faster, and cheaper in many cases as a result of moving online. Susan Guthrie is a premier trainer in the space and mediator in her own right and joins us in the Toaster to share how!

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Navigating Gray Divorce in the Family with authors Carol Hughes & Bruce Fredenburg

March 16, 2021

According to our guests today, late-in-life divorcées represent an unserved population. The complexities that come with navigating the divorce process, from adapting to a legal and financial system to communicating with the myriad relationships in and outside the family. How will you split a lifetime of assets? And most important to authors Carol Hughes and Bruce Fredenburg, how will you help your adult children and their children adapt to this new normal?

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Connecting — and RE-connecting — After Separation with Connection Coach Rachael Jaye

March 9, 2021

When one of us suffers, we all suffer. So says our guess, Rachael Jaye. Jaye is a certified Connection Coach and today she’s going to talk to us about her work helping to rehabilitate intimacy lost in separation.

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The Emotional Divorce with Dr. Margaret Rutherford

March 2, 2021

Today on the show, clinical psychologist Dr. Margaret Rutherford joins us to talk about how the stresses of divorce can sneak up on us in ways we might not expect.

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Staging your Epic Comeback with Divorce Coach Nikki Bruno

February 23, 2021

Are you ready to stage your Epic Comeback? Then it’s time for you to meet Nikki Bruno, divorce coach.

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An App for Saving Your Relationships with Fayr founder Michael Daniels

February 16, 2021

A journey that started with divorce led home designer Michael Daniels to a career change, a long escalator, and a drive to reduce conflict for everyone facing the challenge of co-parenting. Today he joins us in the Toaster to tell us all about the fruits of his work: Fayr.

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Life as a Divorcée

February 9, 2021

We’ve talked to a string of guests, all specialists in some aspect of the divorce process supporting the legal process itself. This week, Jamie Ainsworth sits down in the Toaster to talk about her experience getting divorced to tell us what we missed.

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But What About the Dog?: Karis Nafte & Pet Custody Issues

February 2, 2021

Following up on last week’s conversation about dividing personal property, we realized that pets are considered property too. But you can’t actually split them, so what do you do? Turns out, that’s what the Pet Custody Expert is for. We invite Karis Nafte to the Toaster, a dog trainer and animal specialist who is also an internationally accredited family mediator who helps people figure out what Fido wants.

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The Momentous Matter of Material: Dividing Personal Property

January 26, 2021

You have split your schedule. You’ve untangled custody. You feel like you’re on top of the thousand tiny decisions that face you during your divorce process. And still, you stare down the bear: How do you split your stuff? This week on the show, strategies for approaching your personal property.

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Protecting the Smallest Voices: Courtney Bowes and the Guardian ad Litem

January 19, 2021

From deep in the files labeled, “people you didn’t know you needed in your corner during your divorce,” we bring you the Guardian ad Litem. We welcome Courtney Bowes to the Toaster, a Guardian ad Litem who works with children to ensure their voices don’t get lost in an otherwise noisy process.

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