Co-parenting

Saying Goodbye: Custody Transition Dos and Donts...

2017-04-18

Years ago, when we first began sharing custody, I dreaded the time my children were with their father. I missed them terribly, and transitions triggered all my grief and guilt abou...

Grandparents have visitation rights ...

2017-01-29

Grandparents have the right to contact with their grandchild. ...

7 Little-Known Benefits of Joint Custody...

2016-10-19

Depending on how you arrived at sharing joint physical custody with your ex, you may not be thinking about the ‘rewards’ of this child custody arrangement has to offer. Even ...

Dad Says "You Cant Talk to Your Mother When Youre with Me!"...

2016-10-09

Bottom line, parents who ground their children from talking to the other parent have lost sight of how to properly co-parent. When there’s a problem, the FIRST person you call is...

Create a Visitation Transportation Plan...

2016-10-03

Visitation transportation responsibility should be spelled out in your child custody agreement or parenting plan. This pre-planning eliminates confusion around the issue of which ...

Divorced Parents Communication...

2016-08-24

Your children are the focal point in every discussion as divorced parents, no matter what. Communication is going to be a tough task. Good to remember is that it isn't necessary to...

Are telephonic schedules post-divorce worth it?...

2016-08-20

Are telephonic schedules post-divorce creating more problems than doing good?...

How to Work with Your Ex Without Being Manipulated...

2016-08-09

Do you worry that giving in to your exs demands about your custody agreement, parenting time schedules, or last-minute schedule changes—creates a cycle where those same demands ...

Stop Competing With Your Ex...

2016-08-09

It is possible to create a healthy co-parenting relationship for the sake of your kids—but it may require some new thinking. Let's explore some of the old ways of viewing thi...

Trivial Reasons to Refuse Visitation...

2016-08-02

Visitation is often a source of conflict between co-parents, and there are some times when a parent should refuse visitation. However, parents must be careful not to refuse visita...