Being a parent is hard work! One is expected to be responsible for a child’s wellbeing, education, development, security, and safety. This is your “parental responsibility”. It is the parents’ responsibility to decide and make an arrangement aligned to the “best interests of the child”. WHAT IS EQUAL SHARED PARENTING? Whether the parents remain together […]
Watching the break down of a relationship between parents can be very tough for a kid. Many co-parents don’t appreciate that their conflict may have adverse psychological effects on children. Co-parenting is about improving the lives, personal situation, and big changes that affect their future. Rules, living environments, and many other circumstances can change wildly […]
Be prepared! Do you know what to do in an emergency? Can you step in and take action if your children are in trouble, or support their other parent in an emergency? What are the things you need to do? What is your emergency child care plan? This information plan will help you list the […]
Divorce, separation, and work mean that many parents don’t get to see and hug their kids as much as they would like to. If you can’t move closer to your children, there are still lots of ways to stay involved but you must know How to Parent From A Distance. Show your ex-partner you appreciate […]
This is a list of decisions you may need to make with the other parent. Considering these will make life easier for you and your children. Be flexible and keep your child’s interests in mind. Agree on the easy things first and return to the hard ones later. Good luck! Where will the children live? […]
Keep contact alive: I realise I don’t know my kids as well as I thought! Separation often means you have to parent one-on-one for the first time and need a plan to keep contact alive. This can be a major challenge! At the same time, it is a new chance to get to know your […]
The financial wellbeing of the children is always of the highest consideration when couples separate or divorce. If one parent has custody of the children, for the most part, that doesn’t mean the other parent is no longer obligated to offer financial assistance for the expenses of the children. So what things does child support […]
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