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If it’s difficult creating two happy homes because of conflict and enmity between you and your co-parent, you might consider the role of rituals in your life.   What I mean is that we have rituals for nearly every significant event in our lives. There are baby showers and birth announcements...

My Boyfriend, His Kids, and His Ex - Part 5, the finale!

“How do I know if my boyfriend still has feelings for his ex?” In the first four parts of this series on co-parenting and dating, we considered the implications and challenges inherent in questions...

My Boyfriend, His Kids, and His Ex, Part 4

“Why does my boyfriend put his child before me?”   In the first three parts of this series on co-parenting and dating, we considered the implications and challenges inherent in questions such...

My Boyfriend, His Kids, and His Ex - Part 3

“Why does my boyfriend let his ex boss him around?”   In the first two parts of this series on co-parenting and dating, we considered the implications and challenges inherent in the questions, “...

Consistent Co-parenting Makes Life Easier for Children after Divorce

Parenting after divorce takes patience, cooperation and collaboration. It’s not uncommon for one parent to notice behavior differences in their children when they return from a stay with their other...

Difference in Discipline: Co-Parenting Challenge

Discipline has never been by strong point. When it comes to my son, dieting, finances—I have such good intentions and then well as they say, I fall of the wagon and revert to being a marshmallow mom...

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