After a break-up, parents often ask for a list, something to which they can refer to, that will help them deal with their ex in a positive way for the kids!
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If I were to pinpoint the one thing in co-parenting that causes the most stress for the kids and me, it’s the exchanges.
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The secrets to establishing rules with your coParent and how to get both parents to agree (even when they don’t want to).
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For the never married co-parents, it is best to construct an agreement about the child. If the breakup goes sour, then there is a firm document set in place.
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Juggling your child between two homes while trying to communicate with your coParent and keeping things as normal as possible for your kid can be overwhelming. (2 min 50 sec read)
Work hard to find a constructive space with your coParent and resolve disagreements away from your kids, nothing good comes from high-conflict coParenting. (2 min 21 sec read)
Children are impressionable and will read a coParent’s behavior as signals for their behavior. This may cause a child to alienate the other coParent.
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I recently joined a variety of “support groups” on Facebook for those who are separated or divorced. A woman was in a tug-of-war with her child and coParent.
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When one coParent badmouths the other to their child, one may overreact with extreme behavior.
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Regarding parenting plans, children benefit when you communicate and coordinate with your coParent on the day-to-day through transition updates.
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Dear Dr. Jann: My ex and I have completely different parenting styles. What do we do?
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Having been a child of two sets of parents whose divorce was extremely contentious and heavily litigated, I’m fed up with people playing the “blame game.”
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My daughter will be in high school next year and I’m looking for a smaller STEM school. Her dad is set on one school, and we don’t agree.
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A short but surefire list to help keep your child happy following a divorce or separation.
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How to better communicate with your coParent.
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