Co-Parenting

Co-Parenting After Divorce: A Guide for St. Louis Families

Co-Parenting After Divorce: A Guide for St. Louis Families

When children are involved in a divorce it can make the divorce process even more difficult.  But once the legal proceedings are over, the real work of co-parenting begins. Here are six tips to help you and your ex navigate this challenging journey: 1. Avoid Assumptions It is easy to fall into the trap of assuming the worst about your ex-spouse but try to give them the benefit of the doubt. Keeping an open mind can lead to better communication and less conflict. 2. Maintain Professionalism Treat your co-parenting relationship like a business partnership. This means keeping communication respectful and avoiding sending angry emails or texts that could escalate tensions. 3. Be Respectful Demonstrate respect in all aspects of your interactions. This includes your communication…