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Category: Divorce

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“I’m  Divorcing My Spouse, but Not My In-laws.”

In this day and age, it’s not uncommon to maintain close ties with your ex’s side of the family. Divorce is no longer an all-out war played out by the entire extended family. Instead, divorce is getting reframed as an arrangement that worked in the past but no longer does, and “calling it quits” doesn’t […]

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“Bird Nesting” Post Divorce

Less than a decade after actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin made “conscious uncoupling” the catchphrase of the year, there emerged a growing trend of co-parents aiming to do right by their children post-divorce. It’s called “nesting” or “bird nesting” after the way mother and father birds take turns in their nest […]

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How Divorced Parents Can Reconnect With Children When They Come Back Home

If you haven’t yet experienced your child spending a weekend or more away from you to visit their other parent, you will soon. While you may be expecting hugs and kisses when they return, you may instead find an unenthusiastic greeting, dirty laundry, and more sass than you know what to do with. If this […]

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How to Avoid Turning Co-Parenting into a Competition

Often after a divorce or separation, parents find themselves competing with one another for their children’s affection. This competition understandably stems from a place of insecurity. After all, one or both parents could still be suffering from hurt, embarrassment, and feelings of inadequacy, not to mention any number of other emotions. With their marriage broken, […]

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Why Is Co-Parenting So Hard?

Parenting isn’t easy, and co-parenting can sometimes feel downright impossible. With so much change in such a short amount of time, it can be challenging to figure out how to navigate normal everyday issues, much less the difficult decisions. Whereas two parents who were able to help each other out with the struggles of life […]

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6 Apps to Maximize Time With Your Child After Divorce

Co-parenting requires scheduling and time management skills that could trip up even the most organized parents. And the back-and-forth messaging with the co-parent during this time might be all but impossible during challenging divorce proceedings. Not to mention when sharing custody, extra time gets spent planning, documenting, messaging, documenting, scheduling, documenting, filing receipts, and did […]

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Minimize Spending Around the Holidays as a Divorced Parent

The holiday season is in full swing. For those who are recently divorced, this may be the first time managing the highs and lows of this busy time on your own. In addition to the busyness associated with the season, it’s a prime time for spending, and sometimes overspending. This may create an even more […]

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Who Gets Pet Custody After Divorce?

While there are many resources on parenting after divorce– from custody schedules to co-parenting payment apps such as DComply — there are other lovable lives at play when couples divorce: the pets! Who gets pet custody after your divorce? Figuring out where Fido, your golden-doodle or Fluffy, your tabby cat, is going to end up […]

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3 Tips For A Divorce Settlement With A Positive Outcome

Divorce is never easy, whether you enter an agreement early and easily or are constantly fighting to reach an agreement. Whichever option you fall into, there are things that you can do to help your divorce settlement reach a positive outcome.  Since 2014, we have helped hundreds of couples navigate the divorce process by offering […]