Category: Co-Parenting

How to Plan & Navigate a Holiday Custody Schedule with Your Co-Parent

This time of year comes with decreased work schedules, visits with family, gifts and long weekends. When you share your children with a co-parent, the holiday season can also be a source of extreme frustration. Creating a holiday custody schedule can be overwhelming and lead to arguments or confusion if you don’t create a solid […]

How to Build a Child Visitation Plan for an LGBTQ+ Family

Once you and your partner have decided to pursue a divorce, your first thought is probably not about you, your finances, or what others will think: it’s about your child. In an amicable split, the first thing most couples will do is discuss how to continue to be good parents and provide your mutual child […]

How to Discuss Your Child Being Bullied with Your Ex & Co-Parent

Bullying is one of the most prevalent stressors of a child’s life, but when you and your former partner have divorced, it’s difficult to have a clear idea of how to address the situation. Regardless of how close you’ve stayed with your ex, you’ll need to collaborate with them to give your child the best […]

5 Tips to Reintroducing an Absent Parent Back Into Your & Your Child’s Life

When you’ve acted as the sole parent to your child for a while, it’s an uncomfortable circumstance when the other, previously absent, parent tries to return. There’s no perfect way to look at the situation where an absent father now wants contact, but we’ve gathered our five top tips on how to reintroduce the absent […]

2 Modern Parenting Plan Trends

During a separation or divorce, you will have to come to agreements with your co-parent over many issues, including how your assets will be divided. When you have children with your ex, you will also need to reach an agreement on custody, visitation and child support, and this will result in what is known in […]

What Not to Do in Your New Mexico Parenting Plan 

Your parenting plan in New Mexico is, in basic terms, a contract that will detail and outline the responsibilities and rights of each parent when it comes to child support, time sharing and custody. As your child custody attorney may have already explained to you, this plan is necessary to finalize a divorce involving children […]

How to Protect Your Parental Rights

Whether you are getting divorced, legally separating or ending your relationship with your partner, if there are children involved, you are probably worried about your rights as a parent. This is especially true if you feel there is a chance your co-parent will attempt to challenge your rights during this time. Take some steps right […]

3 Time-Tested Tips for Those New to Co-Parenting

Co-parenting can seem like an impossible challenge to you after a divorce or the end of your relationship with the child’s other parent. While you are still both parenting the children, you are now doing so from separate homes and, in many ways, separate lives. This can lead to challenges and other issues you may […]

3 Better Co-Parenting Resolutions for Your New Year

Sharing custody with your co-parent isn’t always easy, even if you both have the best of intentions. You may have already hit some rough patches with your co-parent over this last year, particularly if your divorce was more recent. With a new year ahead of you, it’s a great time to set the goal of […]

3 Signs It’s Time to Change Your Parenting Plan

As your children grow, they will need time to bond with their friends, time to spend with family members and time for other things as their lifestyle evolves. As your children enter a new school year, you may have considered whether your current parenting time arrangement is suitable any more given the changes in your […]