We are often asked how to divorce or break up without hurting your child. In this series we share seven steps to help ensure that your children stay well adjusted after your divorce or break up, and are shielded from the fallout of your splitting up with their other parent.
Couple issues can easily boil over and affect your life in other areas. You have to be careful these problems don’t affect your relationship with your children.
There are a lot of custodial parents out there just begging their co-parents to take their kids more. There’s also a lot of non-custodial parents begging for more time with the kids. It seems like there should be an easy solution, right? Unfortunately, co-parenting paranoia can throw a wrench in the works. Here are three winning strategies to help you increase the amount of parenting time that you get with your kids.
Some co-parents are really good at pushing buttons, and there’s no worse time for playing these games than during a parenting time exchange. Having a yelling match with your child’s other parent in front of your children is not what you want. Ideally, you want the time they spend with you to begin and end on a happy note. So what can you do when your co-parent parent is spoiling for a fight?
Single dads face complications when changing diapers on the go. Don’t let that be an obstacle to going places with your child.
The Maryland legislature is considering comprehensive child custody reform that could renew courtroom gender bias.
In a system which often penalizes dads for not working overtime, the Iowa Supreme Court upheld the termination of a father’s parental rights for doing the exact opposite.
As Covid closed down businesses across the country, researchers noted a confusing trend. Even in households where women were earning more than men, moms were choosing to leave the workforce to look after their children. But in some situations, the practical constraints of the pandemic forced families to confront the social bias against fathers that has lasted for decades.
Physical and mental health risks aside, it’s important to note that neither boy committed a crime in Ohio. Criminalizing teens who avoid their parents doesn’t help families bond.
Unfortunately, some of the most prevalent issues that lead to divorce also affect co-parenting if they aren’t addressed. Here are three common problems to keep an eye on when working together with your ex for the sake of the kids…