Summer Custody Checklist

Last month, my partner Debra discussed how to best share the summer vacation schedule among divorced or separated parents, but there are also a lot of things to consider as well. Just because a family is going through a divorce or separation doesn’t mean that a child or children’s lives need to be in total upheaval.  The roof over their heads may be changing, but their schedules don’t necessarily need to be rewritten. As parents, you need to take into account the children’s needs and wants and minimize change as much as possible, especially when it comes to their schedules. Of course, this will differ from family to family and situation to situation, but here [...]

By |2021-03-16T18:38:21-04:00July 30, 2019|Child Custody, Co Parenting|

How to Effectively Co-Parent During Divorce

Co-parenting is a skill, and like any skill, it can always be improved upon. One of the most common areas that divorced or divorcing parties can improve is with respect to communication. In regards to communication about children, parents should exchange all important information. For example, if someone is sick or injured; if there is a school project that needs to be done; or if a child is upset about something. When in Doubt, It Is Better to Share Information Sometimes there is an issue of how you are going to communicate with your spouse. It can often be difficult for people to verbally communicate with each other during the divorce process. While verbal communication [...]

By |2021-03-16T18:39:34-04:00May 8, 2019|Co Parenting|
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