There are so many scenarios to play out here; single co-parenting mom or dad sitting down with kids, extended family and blended families in the mix. (3 min 27 sec read)
Coming into a blended family seemed perfect at first but that all changed once we got married. Communication issues arose and became progressively worse.
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The largest issue that arises in the dynamic between parents and stepparents is whether a stepparent should discipline the child.
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Co-parenting isn’t easy with a new stepparent. There are great benefits to establishing a relationship with this new parental figure in your kids’ lives.
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From simple things like establishing rules to planning daily, here’s what you need to know to keep your blended family healthy and happy.
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The title of ‘Stepmom’ can be such an unenviable one. One minute you are cool, the next you are unfriended or simply disregarded. Here are 5 tips that can help.
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As these couples ‘uncouple’, move on and form new loving relationships, new blended families may emerge over time. Find out how to manage this transition.
(2 min 38 sec read)
There are many challenges for blended families: sibling rivalries, differences in co-parenting styles, and how to give everyone the attention they deserve.
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Co-parenting challenges due to socio-cultural stigmas in the U.S. are shifting but remain entrenched in waning cultural expectations, and religious stigmas. (2 min 42 sec read)
When you come together with a new spouse, you have the chance to share parental responsibilities and mesh your styles of parenting. Open communication is key.
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Divorced once and now happily remarried, Debbie Ficarra is a shining example of how to integrate a new partner into a current coParenting relationship.
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One of the things that ensures the successful combining of families is to acknowledge each family member’s individuality and what they bring to the family.
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For a child to thrive, especially in co-parenting situations, they need to have consistency in as many aspects of parenting as possible including discipline.
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The coParenter App helps coParents to be better parents and keep the kids at the center, not in the middle. Not using the coParenter app could also hurt you.
Learn how to negotiate behaviors with your family and your coParents family when childcare is needed. Make parenting boundaries while maintaining your cool.
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