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.
Children and Parenting Issues
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.
Parental conflict during divorce can do more harm to a child than having separated parents. Follow these tips on protecting your children.