Parenting after divorce is often completely different than parenting before divorce. Regardless of your circumstance, you can maintain a healthy and well-balanced family across two households. Use the following tips to guide your co-parenting. Maintain Consistency. Set boundaries and routines for daily practice. Choose quality time of quantity. Share Parenting. Set routines for visitation and […]
One of the major fears of people transitioning through divorce is permanently damaging your children. Divorce actually presents an opportunity to teach your children about healthy relationships and personal happiness. Use these tips to open up conversations with your children. Open a dialogue with your children. Keep subjects kid-appropriate. Let your children learn and speak […]
Many single parents find that children become unruly after they’re with the other parent. Keep firm boundaries and routines and maintain consistency. Prime your children about the rules and routines before they visit the other parent and remind them again of the rules and routines as soon as they return to you. These steps will […]
“Take care of yourself so you can take care of your children.” – Allison Pescosolido, M.A.
As we move full swing into the holiday season, shared parenting becomes the focus for many in the midst of separation and divorce. Though holiday and divorce stress may seem overwhelming, there are a number of ways to avoid the complications of sharing your children and responsibilities during the holidays. Remember, being proactive and keeping […]
Co Parenting Strategies 1. MaintainConsistency. Set boundaries and routines for daily practice. Choose quality time of quantity. 2. Share Parenting. Set routines for visitation and exchange. Even when you can’t look at your ex, be sure to send an email with important family issues. Be a role model for good behavior. Act the way you […]