Dr. Farber's book discusses the complexities of co-parenting as well as why your child will benefit from the efforts you make in that direction. He addresses the important subject of how, what and what not to tell your children about the divorce and about related family issues once the co-parenting process has begun. I highly recommend this book for divorced parents.
While smart parenting plans make excellent tools for the family after divorce, keep them flexible so that their purpose doesn’t get lost in a maze of too rigid rules. Allow for some fluctuation and reassessments as the family ages and also experiences the day-to-day realities of their living arrangements.
One common error divorced parents make is misunderstanding the stage of development their kids and teens are at which can lead to unrealistic expectations. Too often parents will assume that their child possesses a better handle on their emotions and a deeper understanding of human nature than is really possible at their age -- even for teenagers. So when their child acts out or otherwise misbehaves, it’s easy to misconstrue their intentions. Here's help for when your child’s behavior post-divorce doesn’t live up to your expectations.
Rosalind Sedacca, founder of the Child-Centered Divorce Network for parents provides advice for helping your children adjust to two homes after divorce, assimilate into their new routines and accept the changes in their lives in the most positive possible ways.
It’s tough for children to adapt to between-home transitions after their parents’ separation or divorce. Here are four ways to ease the co-parenting process for children and parents post-divorce.
икона за подаръкBy Rosalind Sedacca, CCT Custody issues are a huge challenge in every divorce involving children. I am a strong advocate of co-parenting whenever possible. However, because every situation is different when it comes to divorce, I certainly don’t believe legislation should determine custody outcomes for any family. These are issues that caring, conscious parents should be deciding together with only one goal in mind – the very best interest of their children. Unfortunately, too many parents approach this sensitive subject as adversaries. When child custody becomes a battle, everyone loses. Parents are pitted against each other and innocent children inevitably pay the price. When custodial decisions move into contention, creating a scenario where lawyers, legislation and courts determine the direction of your children’s future, you not only lose power in your life, you lose harmony within your already fragile family structure. There is another way. When you create
After a divorce, it's so important for you to strengthen your bond with your children during this time of transition – whether you are living with them or apart. Here's how ...