Juggling holidays, work and kids’ schedules for most families is challenging but for single parents, it can be daunting. Now more than ever, as divorce and extended families have become the norm, parents look for tips on how to co-parent stress-free.
Parent's hearts continue to break every day as they help their children cope with the challenges of divorce. There are no magic bullets or easy answers for parents as they help their children find their way. Yet, in going through my own divorce some ten years ago and in counseling my clients, I have found that keeping the following five things in mind can be very helpful.
Do you want to remove your child(ren) from the divorce conflict? Do you want to be able to engage in relevant, focused discussions about the child(ren)’s needs with the other parent? Do you want to move from parenting disrupted by divorce to effective, business-like co-parenting with appropriate boundaries and rules?
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