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.

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

A Prophylactic Against Teen Crazy!

I raised three teens, two older boys and a younger girl child.  They were two years apart.  I was a single parent and I would often believe I would end

Please Somebody See Me!

Maybe the greatest pain or source of pain I have seen in the children of wealthy families in the pain of not being known while being known. I know that sounds

Sticks and Stones Can Break My Bones But Words…

I have seen an epidemic of interventions by parents, teachers, social media hawks, law enforcement and the public to run to the aid of people, primarily young people, when they

Teaching Teens and Millennials The Joy of Giving

The teenage years are often a time of intense selfishness.  It is all about them.  Their needs, emotions, future, money, friends, etc.  After all they even invented the "Selfie" because

This Will Hurt, Harm and Suck The Very Life Out of Your Child

Not knowing the evidence will hurt your child. (and you) I have a brilliant sister whose name is Penny. It is a great British name. I call her Nelope. Nelope

The Co-parenting Tango: Communicating with Respect and Compassion

My son got braces. Yeah, he hates them. He hates them a lot. The weekend after the orthodontist meticulously placed the franken-brackets and wires on his teenaged teeth, he took

What If My Child’s Other Parent Ignores Our Joint Legal Custody?

On behalf of Weinman & Associates, P.C. posted in Child Custody on Friday, August 18, 2017. Sharing legal custody of a child between two parents is often a complicated and difficult experience. In many