Coparenting

Bypassing Battles with Your Ex Over Parenting Styles

  If your repeated requests to “nix the junk” are falling on deaf ears, it’s time to consider a new coparenting approach. From what time Jacob should go to bed to whether or not Haley should be allowed to go to a concert with her friends.  What one parent sees as a perfectly acceptable parenting…

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Communicating with your Ex

In the beginning stages you may have very strong feelings about the divorce and each other.  When those feelings are overwhelming, avoid the temptation to share your perspective about the divorce or the other parent with your children. Remember children literally view themselves as half Mom and half Dad. Keep in mind your children deserves…

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Rethinking parenting responsibilities after divorce

In an ideal world, as a couple with children you work together to juggle the day-to-day needs of your kids.  Getting homework done, monitoring how long they surf the web, shuffling them to appointments and football practices, all the while making sure they’re loved, fed, bathed and relatively safe.  That’s the stuff parenting is made…

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