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.

Child Support

There is a common misconception of how you would pay child support. Let’s suppose that your children are going to live with your ex-spouse or perhaps someone you were never

8 Tips For Co-Parenting Success After Divorce

Parenting following a divorce can be complex, frustrating and confusing. However, every day parents around the world are coping with the challenges and raising happy, well-adjusted children. As founder of

Study Finds Children Benefit From Equal Time and Overnights With Both Parents

A study recently published in the American Psychology Association’s journal of Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, found children 2 years old and younger benefited from spending equal time and having overnights with

How Does Joint Custody Work?

When parents divorce, one question often rises above the rest: who will get the kids?  The answer to that question is not a simple one, particularly with the increase in

Leaving the Nest – Part Four, Princess Edition.

My parenting self-image might be a little over stated... This is only the Princess edition if the said princess is the type that kicks some serious butt. I'm talking the

Parenting: Anger & Vitriol – And What to Do About Them in Divorce

Don't blow your top! Yes, you’re mad as hell and you’re not gonna take it anymore! That’s what divorce is for. While it’s a normal reaction to refuse, resist and

“School’s Out For Summer!” (A guide to getting out there and surviving the kids after day three…)

Single Parents, it's the weekend and school is out for summer. Don't panic. It's already too late (probably) to find a wealthy new partner/babysitter on Match.com so get planning before

I Outsourced Shopping: Sometimes One Parent Just Isn’t Enough

This includes clothes shopping and a whole new level of opinionated. I loved shopping for my kids when they were tiny. Plaid button-downs and cords for the little man, and