Advice on Co-Parenting & Single-Parenting

Divorce can cause drastic changes in your life, of which the most crucial are the changing parental roles, and spending only court allocated time with dear ones. In the case of single parenting, one has to bear the daily responsibilities of raising a child or children, and shared parenting or co-parenting is when two or more adults raise a child together irrespective of whether they are the biological parents of the child or whether they are living together post divorce. The struggles of co-parenting can be extremely stressful and since parenting styles tend to differ, a conflict may arise as well. The situation becomes further complicated when a parent remarries or gets involved in a new relationship because of time management issues. It is however, essential for all the parties to always put the interests of child first.

Take a look at some of these articles which talk about the wonderful ways of single-parenting, how one should spur talents in order to cope with such challenges, or the different ways in which co-parenting can be beneficial for you and your child(ren) etc.

Divorce Decisions – Choosing a new Apartment

Your life plan probably didn't include starting over and moving back to your first apartment... the same way as your promise of "I do" turned into "I do not..." The

The Secret Substance To Power Us Through Life’s Greatest Challenges – Talent!

Nothing can bring greater stress than divorce especially to the lives of children. Not only is a picture of stability and hope being shattered in many ways - their parents

What Can I Do If My Former Spouse Keeps Badmouthing Me in Front of Our Child?

“Your father is a worthless loser.” “Your mother is a horrible b**tch.” For children going through or living in the aftermath of divorce, hearing these types of offensive statements from

How Often Can My Parenting Plan Be Revised?

In Illinois, during a divorce, couples with children enter into a parenting plan. Before 2016, this document would be referred to as a custody agreement; however, an Illinois law was

How Do I Petition for a Change in Child Support?

What does child support mean for your family? Is it something you feel was correctly determined or do you believe you deserve more or owe less? If you are looking

4 Tech Tools to Keep the Peace While Co-Parenting

Co-parenting requires you to partner with your ex in the best interest of the children you share. This might be just a little bit more complicated than you think. These helpful

Practical Shortcuts for Busy Parents

A chalkboard calendar hangs on the wall in my kitchen announcing our agenda for the week. Simple planning and organization hacks make life more manageable. Football games, practices, Scout meetings,

Managing Anger & Other Co-Parenting Challenges

Anger is a natural consequence of a relationship breakup or divorce. But not all anger is the same and it’s important to understand how anger is affecting not only your