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Category: Co-Parenting

What Are Common Co-Parenting Challenges?

A significant percentage of divorces involve children. Children can be affected by divorce, but there are steps parents can take to help them adjust. Research shows that a successful co-parenting partnership between the parents can provide the stability and consistency that children need to develop and thrive after their parents divorce. Co-parenting is where both …

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Do I Need to Tell the Coparent if I Am Traveling with Our Children?

For many families, the holidays mean vacations to warmer climates or trips to visit out-of-state family and friends. If you have gone through divorce and share child custody with their other parent, it is important that you notify the other parent and honor your custody agreement regarding travel, or you could find yourself dealing with …

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OurFamilyWizard and Co-Parenting

By Jake Jenkinson There are numerous issues that can arise for divorced parents who have difficulty communicating and/or working together after their divorce. Unfortunately, in transitioning from former spouses to co-parents, many of the same issues that led to the divorce may continue to impede the ability to maintain a positive co-parenting relationship. This is …

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What are Some Back to School Co-Parenting Tips?

As the new school year approaches, parents who have gone through a divorce should consider ways to make co-parenting go smoothly in September. The start of school is a good time to reevaluate current child custody and visitation agreements and consider what worked, or did not work, the year before. Because this year is likely …

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Who Pays for Summer Camp Activities When Parents are Divorced?

As the school year winds down, parents are starting to plan summer activities for their children. However, camps, sports, youth groups, and pool memberships can be quite expensive. For some divorced parents, financing summer fun is a source of conflict. Guidelines for financing summer camps and other activities depend on how they are viewed under …

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Should a Child’s School be Notified About a Divorce?

When a couple begins the divorce process, there are many people and organizations that must be notified about the change in marital status for legal and financial reasons. However, some parents may feel hesitate about releasing that personal information and may wonder if it necessary to notify their child’s school. While it may seem wise …

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10 Tips for Divorcing Parents

Divorce is hard on the couple, their children, and their family and friends. However, there are several things you can do to make the process go as smoothly as possible for your children. Living in two homes with happy, separated parents is better for children than living in one house filled with fighting and anger. …

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Looking Ahead to Summer 2020 and Covid-19’s Impact on Summer Vacations

Written by Marissa A. Del Mauro With Memorial Day just around the corner, a weekend that has long been hailed as the unofficial start to summer, we are now looking ahead to how this Summer 2020 will be unlike one neither we  nor our children have ever experienced. With some parks and golf courses now …

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Co-Parenting a Child with Special Needs

Divorce can be stressful for the children involved, but this is especially true when the children have special needs. While all divorcing parents must find a way to put their children’s needs ahead of any animosity toward their ex-spouse, parents of children with special needs have an even more pronounced obligation to be open to …

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Co-Parenting Through the Holidays

Every family has their own holiday traditions, and most experience some form of stress during this time of year. This is particularly true for separating or divorced spouses and their children. Those that are facing the holidays for the first time after separating may feel even more anxiety, but there are ways to keep the …

Continue Reading…

What Are Common Co-Parenting Challenges?

A significant percentage of divorces involve children. Children can be affected by divorce, but there are steps parents can take to help them adjust. Research shows that a successful co-parenting partnership between the parents can provide the stability and consistency that children need to develop and thrive after their parents divorce. Co-parenting is where both …

Continue Reading…

Do I Need to Tell the Coparent if I Am Traveling with Our Children?

For many families, the holidays mean vacations to warmer climates or trips to visit out-of-state family and friends. If you have gone through divorce and share child custody with their other parent, it is important that you notify the other parent and honor your custody agreement regarding travel, or you could find yourself dealing with …

Continue Reading…

OurFamilyWizard and Co-Parenting

By Jake Jenkinson There are numerous issues that can arise for divorced parents who have difficulty communicating and/or working together after their divorce. Unfortunately, in transitioning from former spouses to co-parents, many of the same issues that led to the divorce may continue to impede the ability to maintain a positive co-parenting relationship. This is …

Continue Reading…

What are Some Back to School Co-Parenting Tips?

As the new school year approaches, parents who have gone through a divorce should consider ways to make co-parenting go smoothly in September. The start of school is a good time to reevaluate current child custody and visitation agreements and consider what worked, or did not work, the year before. Because this year is likely …

Continue Reading…

Who Pays for Summer Camp Activities When Parents are Divorced?

As the school year winds down, parents are starting to plan summer activities for their children. However, camps, sports, youth groups, and pool memberships can be quite expensive. For some divorced parents, financing summer fun is a source of conflict. Guidelines for financing summer camps and other activities depend on how they are viewed under …

Continue Reading…

Should a Child’s School be Notified About a Divorce?

When a couple begins the divorce process, there are many people and organizations that must be notified about the change in marital status for legal and financial reasons. However, some parents may feel hesitate about releasing that personal information and may wonder if it necessary to notify their child’s school. While it may seem wise …

Continue Reading…

10 Tips for Divorcing Parents

Divorce is hard on the couple, their children, and their family and friends. However, there are several things you can do to make the process go as smoothly as possible for your children. Living in two homes with happy, separated parents is better for children than living in one house filled with fighting and anger. …

Continue Reading…

Looking Ahead to Summer 2020 and Covid-19’s Impact on Summer Vacations

Written by Marissa A. Del Mauro With Memorial Day just around the corner, a weekend that has long been hailed as the unofficial start to summer, we are now looking ahead to how this Summer 2020 will be unlike one neither we  nor our children have ever experienced. With some parks and golf courses now …

Continue Reading…

Co-Parenting a Child with Special Needs

Divorce can be stressful for the children involved, but this is especially true when the children have special needs. While all divorcing parents must find a way to put their children’s needs ahead of any animosity toward their ex-spouse, parents of children with special needs have an even more pronounced obligation to be open to …

Continue Reading…

Co-Parenting Through the Holidays

Every family has their own holiday traditions, and most experience some form of stress during this time of year. This is particularly true for separating or divorced spouses and their children. Those that are facing the holidays for the first time after separating may feel even more anxiety, but there are ways to keep the …

Continue Reading…