Parenting & Divorce
Co-parenting with Your Ex
These co-parenting divorce articles can help you work through many of the obstacles that divorced parents face. You'll discover how to handle the disputes, help your children adjust, and reach a balance when parenting with your ex. Even though it may be challenging, you can put your differences aside to do what's best for your kids. The following articles can give you guidance in this area:
Cooperative Parenting During Divorce - why you should continue your parenting style after a separation or divorce.
Disneyland Dads - Does it seems like your ex is trying to by your kids love? Learn how to cope when your ex indulges the kids.
Shared Parenting Suggestions - Ideas for avoiding the pitfalls and making the transition between two homes easier on your children.
School Issues and Educational Decisions - Find out who decides where your child will go to school, what rights you have concerning school issues, and more.
Helping Kids Adjust to Living In Two Homes - If your children are having trouble adjusting to the fact that they now have two homes to live in, using these tips can ease their transition so they can feel at home in both houses.
Parenting Teenagers During Divorce - Ideas to make visitation work during the teen years.
When Your Child Chooses To Live With The Other Parent - Gaining a new perspective and doing what is best for your child.
Talking With Your Ex - Conversation Strategies - Although your marriage is over, you still have to communicate with your ex about issues concerning the children, which leads to the opportunity for continuing conflict. Here are some tips to help make these conversations less stressful and more productive.
Tips For Talking To Your Ex - If you have a difficult relationship with your ex, conversations can quickly take a turn for the worse. Here are some tips to help make your co-parenting divorce communication easier.
Talking To Your Ex - Why compliments work better than bitter words and can help you bridge the communication gap.
Co-parenting with a Difficult Ex - When you share legal custody with your ex, it means you'll need to make major decisions about the children jointly. But how do you handle a difficult ex that won't agree with anything? These tips can help.
Your Parenting Relationship With Your Ex - Get tips on making the most of your relationship with your ex while you do what's best for your child.
Divorced Parenting Tips - When you find your patience being tested as you parent after your divorce, these tips can help you put everything in perspective and get along with your ex for your kids sake.
Balancing Parenting Styles - You and your ex may not have always agreed on how to parent your children when you were married. But once you get divorced, these differences in parenting style can become a major source of friction. Here are some tips to help you cope.
Parenting After Divorce - On-going struggles over co-parenting, divorce issues, and visitation can end up causing a lot of distress for your kids. Learn how to build a bridge with your former spouse so you both can do what's best for the kids.
Avoiding Uncooperative Co-parenting - Lingering anger over the divorce and what led up to it can keep you anchored to past battles. Don't let your bad feelings about your ex affect how you react around your kids.
The Gosselins Post Divorce Parenting Lessons - Are you living your own version of the Gosselin story (vicious arguments, not enough cash, parenting clashes, and kids acting out)? Here’s some help.
Parents Conflict Affects Children - What's a kid to do when parents hate each other?
Don't Use Your Child As a Messenger - Learn to communicate with your ex so you don't put your kids in the middle.
Keeping Rules the Same at Both Houses gives children continuity after divorce.
Cooperative Parenting and Divorce - Special Occasions - How to handle awards ceremonies, school functions, and graduations so your child can enjoy their special day.
Handling School Activities After Divorce - Tips on how to handle the awkwardness when you mix school functions, co-parenting, and divorce.
Sharing School Information - How to handle school records, notifications, homework, and more when you co-parent with your ex.
Sharing Birthdays After Divorce - Why including your ex can make the day even more special for your child.
Child Rearing Expenses - How to handle and share the cost of raising your children.
Cost Effective Co-Parenting After Divorce - How to cut the most common costs associated with raising children after divorce.
Green Parenting After Divorce - Here are some things you can do to be a greener divorced parent and save on resources in the long run.
Co-parenting and Child Health Issues - How can you make sure your ex provides the proper care for your child at his house?
Special Food Diets and Co-Parenting - Special diets are a part of life for kids with food allergies, but how do you ensure your ex will comply? These steps can help gain cooperation.
Post Divorce Vacation Pointers - These tips can help make your vacation planning a lot easier for you, your ex, and your kids.
Divorce - Getting Along At The Holidays for the sake of your children.
Shacking Up After Divorce - What you need to consider before you move your boyfriend in.
When Your Ex Gets A Girlfriend - Just when you thought things were starting to settle down, you're ex hooks up with someone new. On top of dealing with your own feelings about the situation, you may also be facing issues with how your children are handling it. Here are some tips that can help.
Your Ex-husbands New Girlfriend - Clearing the air when your ex gets a significant other.
Divorce and Your In-laws - Getting along for the sake of the kids.
Coping as a Non-custodial Parent - How to still be a great parent.
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Published: May 17, 2009
Last update: January 8, 2013
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