Co Parenting Whose First

When going through a breakup, separation, or divorce, communicating with the other parent is often difficult and uncomfortable. Many parents would rather not speak on the phone, just to avoid conflict. Sharing custody of children means communication is important, though not always less awkward. How do you navigate a successful relationship with your ex, discussing the children without it being awful or leaving you with a headache?

Check out this article here on HelpGuide.org on co-parenting tips for divorced parents. This article outlines the benefits of co-parenting, or sharing the duties of raising a child, various strategies and tips for parents for getting around those awkward conversations, and ways to make your child's transition easier post-divorce.

http://www.helpguide.org/articles/family-divorce/co-parenting-tips-for-divorced-parents.htm