Hear advice from professional, Dr. Jann Blackstone, on what to do when your child wants can change the parenting plan you and your co-parent agreed upon.
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Dear Dr. Jann, things went really fast when I met my partner. How and when is it appropriate to meet my stepfamily?
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Dealing with a difficult ex while coParenting? Here’s what you need to know to get past conflict for the well-being of your child.
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Dr. Jann answers a coParent’s question about a new relationship after divorce and its impact on her children and coParent.
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Dr. Jann answers the question of whether it’s appropriate for your partner to get presents for his ex with his children from divorce.
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When a biological parent has been absent from their child’s life and wants back in often the only solution is therapy where everyone is involved.
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Without knowing it, a coParents actions may discount the children’s biological mother but it may be obvious to the kids.
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A misconception amongst parents who have raised their children- if a biological parent wants to come back into the child’s life they have every right to do so.
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If you are thinking of getting a divorce your coParent, should be the first to know, not your kids. These secrets shouldn’t be shared with your kids first.
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While spending time with friends and family is important, it is also important to have valuable bonding time alone with your kids.
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coParenting is difficult especially with a special needs child. It is important there aren’t many differences between homes so the child feels more comfortable.
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In an effort to effectively co-parent with my ex I am looking to alternatives to taking my 15-year-old daughter’s phone away.
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Mediation helps coparents come to an agreement, especially if you disagree often. A “mediator” is an unbiased third party who facilitates a negotiation.
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‘The 10 rules of Good Ex-etiquette for Parents’ is a guide for parents who wish to coparent more effectively. Especially when you’re coparenting teenagers.
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Can I go back to family court and file for sole custody so I won’t have to talk to my child’s father anymore?
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