Is shared parenting better for children than sole custody? Successful shared parenting benefits both children and parents, but it is not appropriate for all families. Here are the pros and cons of shared parenting.
While going through my divorce and traveling for work, I created the following tips from firsthand experience to help divorced parents stay connected with their kids – and to forge a positive bond in each other’s lives.
If this is your first Father's Day post-separation or divorce, you can expect a ride on the emotional roller-coaster. For divorced dads, family-centered holidays - like Thanksgiving or Father's Day - can intensify feelings of anger, sadness, or loss.
In my work as a Divorce Mediator, one of the most…
When parents divorce it is the beginning of a new partnership co-parenting the children. Mediators and therapists can help make it easier to discuss co-parenting issues you have trouble talking about on your own.
Read about child custody and the importance of the child's needs in a divorce process. See the aspects a judge will consider to give the custody to one parent, and what the conditions the other parent will be subject to after a decision has been made.
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A parenting plan might include some of the following elements, which will help you decide if a collaborative parenting plan or if a parallel parenting plan is for your family.
Unravelling some common myths about shared parenting in order to help parents make informed decisions.
A poll conducted by Divorce Magazine shows the opinions of divorce professionals and people going through divorce alike on whether custody should start with a 50/50 split. The results were gathered and reported by Josh Simon.