co-parent


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co-parent

Of a set of parents who were previously married or in a relationship with each other, to jointly raise their child(ren). My ex-boyfriend and I co-parent, so the kids will be with him this weekend. John co-parents with his ex-wife.

co-parenting

Of a set of parents who were previously married or in a relationship with each other, the act of jointly raising their child(ren). I know co-parenting isn't always easy, but at least the kids get to spend time with both of you.
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When serving as presiding judge of the Hennepin County Family Court, Bruce Peterson helped create and then went on to pilot the nation's first Co-Parent Court.
One mother described trying to co-parent with her ex-husband being like "a salmon trying to swim up Niagara Falls." Although mothers felt they were solely responsible for their children's treatment regimen and the daily management of diabetes, they also believed they were responsible for the relationship between themselves and their ex-spouse because most mothers believed children "need both parents." Mothers recognized the divorce occurred "partly because we didn't agree," and co-parental disagreements continued after the divorce, but they also worked hard at trying to keep the fathers engaged with the children and cooperative with them despite disagreements and the challenges of getting along with the fathers.
If our polyamorous triad wishes to have children and to co-parent as three, a careful co-parenting agreement could attempt to protect the party who is not a biological parent.
They were able to take it seriously and it really does predict how they will co-parent."
Helping divorcing spouses focus on the priorities of their families during this time of distress is essential, and no more so than when it comes to attending to their children's everyday needs and dealing with their co-parent on a normalized basis for their children's sakes.
People these days often "co-parent'' their children after a divorce and now have an expectation when they come to court to leave as a co-parent and not as a visitor, Ms.
In the case of participants who had children by more than one person, we asked them to report the age of the oldest co-parent partner.
You can change the unproductive communication cycle you and your co-parent may have developed and go from a relationship featuring anger and hostility to one less volatile, more cooperative, and healthier for your children.
That focus, together with the shoot-first-and-ask-questions-later computer programs, and the segregation of child support from the main family division, results in the caring but unfortunate co-parent being treated like a paycheck eater, and a prioritization of collections over the consequences.
Co-parenting items included direct involvement questions, conflict with co-parent questions, and two questions about the type and level of violence during conflict.
The co-parent companies shall take over the business of AE Power via the following methods:
"How to Stop Hating Your Ex...: So You Can Co-Parent in Peace" is a guide for parents who have turned to divorce yet want to continue to be the best parents they can to their children in spite of their problems with the other parent.
In the most remarkable story, parents Megan and Mike continue to live and co-parent together, even after Megan meets and eventually marries Mike's brother.
Given that, the APA supports initiatives that allow same-sex couples to adopt and co-parent children.
Instead, laws and policies must reflect the real caregiving roles that exist between two adults or between a co-parent and a child.