Category: Co-Parenting

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Adding Up Child Support Expenses

Child support covers the basic necessities for children, such as food, shelter, and clothing. Courts calculate payments based on different factors unique to each case and state, but most consider income and custody time to determine what’s fair. However, if co-parents can strike a bargain with one another, the court system often goes along with […]

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6 Must-Do’s for Balancing Co-Parenting and Dating

Despite being divorced, you and your ex remain in a committed, long-term relationship. That is, you’ll be working together for years to come to raise healthy, well-adjusted children. Additionally, you’re in a long-term relationship with your children, who require your time and attention as they grow and mature. And, if you’re pursuing romance or hoping […]

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4 Tips for Long-Distance Co-parenting Success

Co-parenting is challenging enough when both parents live nearby. When one parent moves and the co-parenting has to take place over long distances, the task becomes much more challenging for everyone. If your co-parent moves far away and takes your kids with them, you might feel overwhelmed with grief and loneliness. Frequent visitations with your […]

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Create a First-Rate Co-parenting Plan

The goal is simple: Share custody of your child(ren) with your ex-spouse. The details are anything but… When and how will you share? What days? What about pick-ups and drop-offs? Who’s allowed to take care of them? How do you keep an unruly parenting style in check? These subtle but critical specifics call for a […]

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Co-parent the Easy(er) Way by Going Digital

Want to make co-parenting with your ex a lot easier? Even if that “easier” moment comes in the long run? Start implementing these guidelines ASAP so that parenting duties reach a place of smooth sailing sooner rather than later. Expert Communication Guidelines Divorce experts, from legal counsel to therapists, agree on one essential component of […]

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How a Co-parenting App Helps You Manage Money

Talking about finances is rarely easy for most people. When those people are ex-spouses, it can be an even more difficult conversation to have. Communication between exes usually isn’t the best and is sometimes non-existent. You two now live apart–an inconvenience when figuring out when to talk and how to start. Plus, now you must […]

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Using a Co-parenting App for Court-approved Journaling

Journaling is beneficial in so many ways. It keeps you goal-oriented, allows you to notice and celebrate your victories, reduces stress, inspires creativity, improves communication skills, strengthens memory, and can boost self-confidence. In a life-altering event like a divorce, journaling is more than a “nice to have.” And, it’s essential for more than your mental […]

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How Co-parenting Apps Can Help With Your Narcissistic Ex

Some people are legitimately narcissistic. Others happen to be self-absorbed, inconsiderate, and egotistical way too often. Whether your ex has been clinically diagnosed with narcissism or exhibits some unsavory characteristics that convince you they should be, co-parenting is going to be especially challenging. We have some tips to help you and your co-parent work together […]

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How to Co-parent With Your Abusive Ex

Your ex was physically or emotionally abusive to you, and you finally found the strength and grit to get out of their clutches for good. That’s great news, and we couldn’t be happier for you. The not-so-great news is that if you and your abuser have children together, rarely do you get a clean break […]