Like a business relationship, you will likely have to communicate with the other parent when you face challenges that must be discussed. You will need to find resolutions jointly to ensure the job gets done in the best way probable.
Children and Parenting Issues
Parental Alienation is used to describe a situation where a parent who has effectively coached their child into fearing, rejecting, and completely alienating the other parent.
Divorce will be difficult for every member of your family. When you have children of any age, the important thing is to keep them at an arm’s length from the intimate details of the divorce.
Should you prioritize paying for your children’s college education over saving for retirement?
Settling child custody is all about setting aside personal differences for the benefit of the child. The focus is on compromising rather than “winning.”
Many single parents are seeking new ways to entertain and stimulate their children during the pandemic.
Divorce is a painful experience for anyone, but for children, the physical & emotional reactions can be quite traumatic.
Parallel co-parenting minimizes arguments between high-conflict divorcing parents while maximizing the involvement that each parent has in their child’s life. It allows both parents to be very involved in their children’s lives – without being involved in each other’s lives.
Different from a biological parent, a major thrust of being a stepparent is to be an adult friend to your stepchildren on some level.
What matters most for your children is the absence of conflict during co-parenting. Find your “sweet spot” on the co-parenting continuum.