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Appearances in the Media

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•    12/05/2001 ~ Wisconsin Law Journal article by Barry D. Bayer, Esq.
•    11/24/2002 ~ Star Tribune prints article about the company.
      o    Author is H.J. Cummins
      o    Nov. 29, 2002 – Dec. 11, 2002 Article is reprinted in 4 papers.
•    02/15/2003 ~ KidsFest, Minneapolis, MN
•    02/18/2003 ~ Channel 29 News appearance.
•    07/03/2003 ~ Christian Science Monitor prints article by Marilyn Gardner and displays calendar.
•    07/14/2003 ~ MN Lawyer prints a feature article highlighting the site’s services.
•    07/28/2003 ~ Familyrapp.com publishes OurFamilyWizard article by Paul Volker.
•    07/29/2003 ~ Washington Post publishes article about OurFamilyWizard.
      o    Author,  Jennifer Frey
      o    July 29 – Sept. 19, 2003 ~ 21 newspapers print article across the U.S.
•    08/01/2003 ~ MN Court Communicator quotes Judge Swenson saying, “In the cases I’ve ordered (OurFamilyWizard) to be used, to my recollection, I haven’t seen any of those people again.” He also stated, “It is a very cost effective tool.”
•    08/02/2003 ~ evalu8.org posts OurFamilyWizard article by Erin Anderssen of Globe & Mail
•    08/10/2003 ~ article posted by Southeast Missourian.
•    10/30/2003 ~ Paul joined Chicago radio host Arnie Arnesen for an on air conversation about he, Dara, and the website.
•    11/04/2003 ~ Timesonline prints article about OurFamilyWizard by Alex Wade.
•    11/04/2003 ~ The London Times prints OurFamilyWizard article.
•    11/10/2003 ~ Divorce magazine.com prints article about OurFamilyWizard.
•    11/17/2003 ~ Paul and Dara appear on MPLS Kare 11 Morning Show.
•    12/01/2003 Working Mother Magazine features the company in its “Smart Ideas Section.”
      o    Two pages are dedicated to describe the service (pg. 37).
      o    Author: Jennifer Gill, Senior Editor.
•    12/11/2003 ~ The Times-Picayune prints article by Jean Perret.
•    12/28/2003 ~ Paul appears on KSTC 45’s Million Dollar Idea Show.
•    01/06/2004 ~ WZZM 13 News, Grand Rapids Michigan
•    01/16/2004 ~ Second Wives Club prints review.
•    01/18/2004 ~ The Providence Journal prints Washington Post Article.
•    04/12/2004 ~ MPR airs 45 second news spot and web feature article.
•    04/18/2004 ~ NPR airs 45 second news spot.
•    05/01/2004 ~ Zurich North America
•    05/21/2004 ~ ABA E-Journal, “Divorce Management Made Easy, Author Margaret Graham Tebo.
•    07/26/2004 ~ Wisconsin Journal of Family Law, Author Jai Kissoon.
•    07/27/2004 ~ NorthJersey.com staff writer Leslie Brody features OFW.
•    08/01/2004 ~ American Psychological Association, Inc., Author Ben Garber.
•    09/01/2004 ~ MN Parent Magazine Article by Katharine Kelly
•    11/18/2004 ~ Wall Street Journal Articale by Sue Shellenbarger
•    02/13/2005 ~ St. Paul Pioneer Press Article by Martin J. Moylan
•    05/01/2005 ~ Carlson School of Management, UofMN.
•    09/21/2005 ~ ABC News Now, 14 minutes with Paul, Judge Swenson
•    09/29/2005 ~ Online print “Technology Aids Stepparents, Divorced and Single Parents Get The Job Done” by Susan Wilkins-Hubley of Secondwivesclub.com
•    10/10/2005 ~ Strategic Conversations article about OurFamilyWizard by Dr. Tammy Lenski.
•    10/15/2005 ~ San Diego Family Law Journal, Avirat, Inc.
•    10/16/2005 ~ Nashua Telegraph article by Benjamin Garber.
•    10/25/2005 ~ Divorce Handbook, Authored by Dr. Reena Sommer
•    11/27/2005 – 2006 ~ New York Times & ElSalvador.com prints article by Mireya Navarro.
•    01/03/2006 ~ Wisconsin State Journal prints “Website Helps Ex Spouses Work Through Details” article by Chris Martell.
•    12/2006 ~ Fogel Law Offices, PA’s Family Affairs prints full article about OurFamilyWizard by Jonathan J. Fogel, Esq.

•    12/03/2006 ~ St. Paul Pioneer Press "WHERE ARE THEY NOW?‎"

•    07/30/2007 ~ Minneapolis Star-Tribune "Divorce: Co-parenting that works"

•    11/12/2007 ~ MSNBC.com "Divorce doesn't have to destroy the kids"
•    12/11/2007 ~ Todayshow.com internet article mentions Spears vs. Federline and OFW

•    07/15/2008 ~ Charleston Post Courier "Don't let children become victims of divorce"

•    11/15/2009 ~ Star Tribune "Wizard on the Web"

•    01/12/2010 ~ Huffington Post "10 Tips for Sharing Time with Your Children" 

•    01/25/2010 ~ Victorville Daily Press "Ex-Communication | remained, friendly, attend...

•    01/31/2010 ~ Miami Herald, The : Ex-boxer headed to court‎

•    02/21/2010 ~ TBO.com, "Site helps parents after split" ‎

•    03/10/2011 ~ Huffington Post "Divorce And The Child With Special Needs" 

•    04/13/2011 ~ Huffington Post "The Family Social Network"‎

•    07/22/2011 ~ U.S. Politics Today "Hi-Tech Help for Co-Parenting After Divorce"

•    07/25/2011 ~ News Junky Journal "Co-Parenting Help After Divorce Revealed"‎

•    10/21/2011 ~ Huffington Post "Cut the Marital Cord, Already!"‎

The OurFamilyWizard website has been referenced in the following periodicals:

•    03/16/2003 ~ Family Briefs
•    03/16/2003 ~ The Charlotte Observer by Knight Ridder – www.sunherald.com
•    07/02/2003 ~ Travisnews.com
•    07/08/2003, 01/16/2005, 03/16/2005, 12/12/2006 ~ NCJFCJ uses OurFamilyWizard as resource.
•    07/29/2003 ~ FamilyTimesInc.com
•    09/04/2003 ~ Kansas.com – The Wichita Eagle prints OurFamilyWizard in Living section.
•    09/09/2003 ~ philly.com – Philadelphia Daily News prints OurFamilyWizard information by Knight Ridder Newspapers.
•    09/25/2003 ~ HoustonChronicles.com prints OurFamilyWizard information by Cheryl Currid
•    Fall/Winter 2003 ~ Our Missing Children Newsletter prints OurFamilyWizard information.
•    12/03/2003 ~ Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier online edition ‘help for divorced families’ by Chuck Shepherd.
•    12/14/2003 ~ The Holland Sentinel online (life & style section) published ‘OurFamilyWizard as the kids schedule-check the website’.
•    12/31/2003 ~ MillenniumDivorce.com
•    07/23/2004 ~ Notes from a Messy Desk – Coparenting Scheduling Tool by Dan Wise/John Cameron – New Hampshire Bar Association
•    11/14/2004 ~ Collaborative Divorce Minnesota – www.collaborativedivorceminnesota.com
•    03/15/2005 ~ Clara County Bar Association Family Law Newsletter – by Bradford Baugh
•    09/23/2005 ~ Pearce Divorce Mediation – Lee C. Pearce, Esq. – www.pearcedivorcemediation.com
•    10/12/2005 ~ University of Maryland uses OurFamilyWizard in research studies report:  Shared Family Calendars – Promoting Symmetry & Accessibility by Catherine Plaisant, Benjamin B. Bederson, Aaron Clamage, Hilary Browne Hutchinson, Allison Druin
•    10/28/2005 ~ Benjamin D. Garber, PhD.
•    11/06-09/2005 ~ Microsoft Research – personal and household survey by AJ Beraheim Brush and Tammara Combs Turner.
•    11/13/2005 ~ South Carolina Bar Family Law Section Conciliation Meeting Minutes – issue of OurFamilyWizard raised by Patricia Forbis.
•    11/21/2005 ~ www.mediationservice.org
•    11/21/2005 ~ www.dallas-divorce.com – John H. Carney & Associates.
•    11/21/2005 ~ Successful Stepfamilies.com comment
•    12/05/2005 ~ Half Changed World – www.halfchangedworld.com
•    2005 ~ Dads of Michigan – dadsofmichigan.org
•    03/28/2006 ~ ENE Programs Description by the Hennepin County Department of Community Corrections Family Court Services – www.hennepin.us
•    08/29/2006 ~ Mikkelborg, Broz, Wells & Fryer, Legal News Headlines article entitled ‘Divorce Fall Out’ by Sally Lanham www.mikkelborg.com
•    11/14/2006 ~ Sun-Sentinel.com uses OurFamilyWizard as reference entitled ‘help on the web’.
•    11/15/2006 ~ savvymiss.com – culture clash by Courtney Lochner.
•    12/03/2006 ~ Pioneer Press ‘where are they now? (OurFamilyWizard information)’ - Twincities.com
•    UK Cooperative Extension Service, University of Kentucky/College of Agriculture – Kentucky Child Now – www.kychildnow.org
•    Dara Lynnae Wegener-Volker/Mrs. Andover
•    SoloTravelPortal.com
•    North Dakota Supreme Court News
•    The Center for Divorce Education – www.divorce-education.com
•    International forum on family relationships in transition by co-author Bruce Smyth
•    Olup & Associates, LLC – oluplaw.com
•    Mediation Services for Anoka County
•    www.barreau.qc.ca
•    www.familyfriendlysites.com
•    Sarit Perkol – www.perkol.itgo.com
•    Glenn Sacks – www.glennsacks.com
•    12/2006 ~ Florida AFCC Newsletter – mentions OurFamilyWizard and information
•    04/04/2007 ~ Minneapolis – St. Paul, Minnesota Star Tribune – article mentions OurFamilyWizard and some description by Gail Rosenblum
•    05/07/2007 ~ Florida AFCC March 2007 Newsletter Email – articles mentions scenario for how the OurFamilyWizard was helpful and other comments/opinions by Hugh Starnes, Allison Duffy, and Honorable Deborah Hooker

 


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