While your first holiday season post divorce may not be easy, with a little planning it can be the beginning of a positive next chapter with happier seasons to come.
Co-Parenting after Divorce
Parallel co-parenting developed as a way for parents — particularly those in high conflict divorces — to focus their energy on raising their child by disengaging from problematic communication with their ex-spouse
For some divorced or separated parents, holiday parenting time may be a difficult time of year as their children may spend more time with the other parent and less time with them.
Let’s work on making holidays better for children of separated or divorced parents.
The goal with back to school planning is to set the year up for success so incorporate any strategies or professionals that will help you meet that goal.
Changing your estate plan, qualifying for a mortgage and going back to work may be things you face post-divorce. The sooner you start to address these issues, the better off you will be.
What matters most for your children is the absence of conflict during co-parenting. Find your “sweet spot” on the co-parenting continuum.
When the aftermath of destruction is better than the ideal. Sometimes, people parent better apart, than they do when together. This is my story.
Depression impacts so many physical functions, from your own well-being and ability to have a new, meaningful relationship to your child’s happiness and social life.
Keeping these 5 tips (plus a bonus tip at the end) in mind may help to make co-parenting an ex much smoother. After all, it’s still your job to raise your children to become successful, respectful, human beings.