Category Archives: Coparenting

If you are considering divorcing your spouse and you are a parent, you are probably worried how you will raise your child after the divorce. If you and your spouse plan to share parental responsibilities, as is recommended by courts … Continue reading

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Whether you are newly separated or you are facing your first holiday season as a divorced person, being a parent and sharing your children during the holiday season can be tricky. Oftentimes, both parents want to spend time with their … Continue reading

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Most schools are now back in session after the summer break. This means that many families are getting back into the swing of early bedtimes, homework, and, very soon, parent-teacher conferences. A parent-teacher conference is an opportunity many schools offer … Continue reading

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More and more research is continuing to confirm what some experts have been saying for decades: Children need both parents in their lives to be happy, healthy and successful. For many years, it was assumed that children of divorced parents … Continue reading

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The winter holiday season, for many families, begins with the celebration of Thanksgiving and continues through the month of December into the beginning of January. While the holidays are often filled with fun, food, and extended family, they can be … Continue reading

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Divorce does not just affect you and your spouse. It also has a significant impact on your children. What used to be one home now becomes two. They may have to change schools, make new friends, and will rarely spend … Continue reading

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While the weather shows little sign of changing anytime soon, summer vacation is drawing to a close for children throughout the United States, as well as here in Northern Illinois. In a few short weeks, school will be back in … Continue reading

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When you share parenting time of your child with your ex-spouse, your ability to control what the other parent does with his or her time is limited. Unless the child is being placed in danger, your former partner is essentially free to … Continue reading

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Following the divorce or separation between parents, there is not really a right or wrong way to continue cooperative parenting if each parent is invested in the process. Ideally, both parents want to provide what is best for the child, … Continue reading

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After a divorce or the end of a relationship, it can often be very difficult for ex-spouses or partners to be in the same room. Often one or both spouses will even make changes to their social lives so as … Continue reading

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