Effective Co-Parenting Post-Divorce

Why is Co-Parenting Important for Children?

While communicating with your ex-spouse can be quite challenging, effective co-parenting is necessary for the benefit of your children’s self-esteem, emotional well-being, and future. Having both parents play an active role in your kid’s lives can help them adjust more quickly and easily to divorce and new living situations.

Knowing what to expect and what’s expected of them are also the benefits of consistent co-parenting. Seeing you and ex-spouse work together can help your children become better problem solvers. Clearly, there are many mental and emotional benefits to successful co-parenting.

Common Co-Parenting Mistakes

Co-parenting after a divorce is rarely a walk in the park, especially if the separation was hotly contested. When serious co-parenting mistakes are made, they can cause damage to your children’s mental and emotional health.

The following are the most common co-parenting mistakes to avoid:

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Whether there has been a significant change in circumstances that affects your current orders in the divorce decree, it is possible to seek modification. At the Law Office of Bryan Fagan, PLLC, our Houston family law attorney can assess your situation and determine whether or not you’re a eligible for modification.

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