Building a good co-parenting foundation means starting with the basics. The following articles contain basic tips and advice for parents just starting the process of a divorce or just starting out as co-parents.
How to Help Your Child Through A Divorce: Regardless of how well you prep for separation, divorce is never easy on children. Your child will likely experience a range of different emotions through the divorce process. This article from KidsHealth provides parents with knowledge on how to handle their child’s reaction to divorce and help them cope each step of the way.
11 Ways to Make Shared Custody Not Suck: Co-parenting can suck, but it doesn’t have to. This article from Today’s Parent provides 11 actionable tips new co-parents can use to ensure a healthy post-split relationship that works well for both parents and children.
The Do’s & Don’ts of Co-Parenting Well: This post on Psychology Today by Deborah Serani Psy.D. covers basic do’s and don’ts new co-parents will want to follow to maintain a civil relationship. The article also discusses two problem-solving techniques parents can use to address issues.