Category: Co-Parenting

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 […]

Understanding Child Custody and Parenting Plans

When you have children in New Mexico and your relationship with the other parent ends, child custody arrangements are generally what dictate your schedule with the kids. Out of your custody case comes the parenting plan, which details how much time you and your ex have with the children. Since these are done through the […]

3 Common Co-Parenting Myths

Co-parenting after a divorce can seem like a daunting proposition. In fact, it’s possible that differences in parenting styles between you and your spouse were a factor in your divorce, making the idea of having to co-parent after the marital relationship has ended even more stressful. Keep in mind that you are certainly not alone; […]

3 Questions Your Kids Will Ask During Your Divorce

Although you likely tried to keep your marital or relationship problems private, when your relationship or marriage ends, your entire family is going to be impacted. This is especially true if there are children involved. For a lot of children, the end of the relationship between their parents is scary, confusing, and painful. Naturally, they […]

3 Co-Parenting Tips for the Holiday Season During the Pandemic

The holidays can bring challenges for co-parents even in the greatest of times, and adding in COVID-19 restrictions can make it even more complex. Celebrating the holidays this year will just not be easy during the pandemic. To get through these times and keep everyone, especially your kids, safe, keep the following tips in mind. […]

Co-Parenting Tips for Dealing With a Difficult Co-Parent

Co-parenting after getting a divorce is not easy under the best of circumstances. If your marriage ended badly and your ex-spouse is being difficult, it can make raising your children together more difficult. When you’re co-parenting with a tough ex, use these tips to make life easier and better for you and your children. Set […]

Co-Parenting During COVID-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented changes to daily life, and it remains a danger around the world. For co-parents who are struggling to get along, a time of crisis like this can enhance the contentious dynamics in their relationship. Not only does this add unnecessary stress in uncertain times, but it can also have […]

3 Steps You Should Take to Make Co-Parenting Easier

After a divorce, it can be tough to even want to see your ex again, let alone raise children with them. However, when you have kids, you need to find a way to successfully co-parent together. Co-parenting isn’t always easy, but it is the best thing for the kids. If your first time co-parenting is […]

How to Manage Conflicts as Co-Parent

In an ideal world, divorced or separated parents would be able to let the past go and work together to raise healthy, happy kids in an environment free of conflict. Unfortunately, in the real world, strong emotions and hurt from the past can get in the way of parenting in a cooperative manner. If you […]