Co-parenting after divorce is a daunting concept no matter the circumstances. While moving through divorce can seem like an insurmountable obstacle, for many parents it is just the beginning of a new and equally intimidating challenge – co-parenting your children. Hats off to all of you who have chosen to remain in your children’s lives as co-parents. It means both of you care deeply about your children and want to continue raising them in the least-disruptive possible manner.
While divorce may end a marriage, when you’re a parent is doesn’t end the need for working together on behalf of your children. How you communicate with one another about parenting issues will affect your children today and for years to come. Here are some tips on keeping communication with your Ex as effective as possible.
Learn how to protect and encourage your children when going through a divorce. Use this opportunity to teach them lessons about forgiveness and love. As hard as that might sound, it is possible to do if using the right attitude and perspective.
You deserve better than to be with someone who doesn’t want to be married to you. Instead of wasting energy on convincing him that he’s making a big mistake, start planning your new life – for yourself and your children.
Marriage is an investment. You need to choose your product wisely. You have to invest regularly. Maintaining good credit is imperative. And, you need to reinvest your profits to make your portfolio grow.
Going through a divorce can be rough on your health both physically and emotionally. The emotional aspects of losing a relationship that you once valued can lead to high blood pressure, headaches and overall exhaustion.
One of the saddest consequences of divorce for parents are the alone-times when your children are visiting their other parent. Parents alone during the winter holidays need to get creative and absorbed in activities that are fulfilling for them.