Encore Episode: Co-Parenting: Putting Kids First


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encore-episode-co-parenting-putting-kids-firstDivorce impacts children. Find out how to put the kids first with co-parenting.Divorce impacts over two million children under age 18 in the United States each year. Co-parenting or shared parenting is becoming more common but can be tricky for people who have encountered marital issues in the past.
Most parents should consider co-parenting. Exceptions would be abandonment or abuse. The safety of the children should be the priority.
Co-parenting creates a new relationship with the children at the forefront. Both parents should be able to ask each other for support. Each parent gets at least close to 35% time with the children.
Traits to Aid Co-Parenting

  • Emotional awareness
  • Self-control
  • Ability to accept reality
  • Dependability
  • Taking the needs of others into account
The less drama in the co-parenting relationship, the more attention is available for raising the children.
Listen as Karen Kristjianson joins Dr. Holly Lucille to share some tips on co-parenting.

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