Category: Custody & Parenting Time
Angry at Your Ex? Here are Three Ways to Keep it From Affecting Your Kids
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.
Winning Strategies to Get Increased Parenting Time
Many non-custodial parents dream of having more time with their children, but they’re not sure how they can make it happen. Solutions can be easier than they appear.
What to do When Your Ex Makes Custody Exchanges a Nightmare
Some co-parents are really good at pushing buttons, and there’s no time worse for playing these games than during a custody exchange. Ideally, you want the time your kids spend with you to end on a happy note.
Single Dads vs. Diapers: The Best Ways for Dads to Change Diapers on the Go
Single dads face complications when changing diapers on the go. Don’t let that be an obstacle to going places with your child.
Maryland Legislators Considering Sweeping Anti-Dad Reforms to Child Custody Laws
The Maryland legislature is considering comprehensive child custody reform that could renew courtroom gender bias.
Iowa Dad Loses Parental Rights After Working Too Much
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.
More Dads Staying Home and Being At-Home Parents as Pandemic Changes Social Norms
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.
Judge Jails Two Teens for Refusing to Spend Time with Dad
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.
Relationship Problems That Can Hurt Your Custody Efforts
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…
Single Father Adopts, Reunites Five Siblings Under Age Five
Lamont Thomas never planned to foster children, but when his friends lost their child to the system he felt compelled to step up and care for their son. Then came more kids in need.