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Why your kids need to see your parenting calendar

One of the most difficult aspects of parental divorce for many kids is the upheaval and uncertainty it can bring to their daily lives. They may be uncertain about which evenings or weekends they'll be spending with their noncustodial parent. They may not know who's going to pick them up after school, show up for their soccer games or take them to the orthodontist.

How do divorcing parents prevent sibling rivalry from worsening?

When parents divorce, one of their primary concerns is the emotional well-being of their children. It can take considerable effort and time to help ensure that a child feels safe, loved and supported after a break-up. When there are multiple children, parents to be aware not just of the feelings of each child, but of the impact of their divorce with their relationships with their siblings.

What should you do when kids want their other parent?

When parents separate or divorce, it's not unusual for kids to want to be with whichever parent they're away from at any given time. Depending on their age, this can manifest itself in crying, temper tantrums or locking themselves in their room.

What to do when communicating with your co-parent is difficult

When you're in the midst of a painful separation or divorce, communicating in a civil manner with your co-parent can be challenging. However, the two of you need to maintain some sort of communications regarding your children, no matter how challenging it may be for you.

Why verbal abuse is often not considered in custody cases

If a child has been or is being physically or sexually abused by a parent (or the other parent has alleged such abuse), that will obviously play a large role in determining if the offending parent will have any custody or visitation rights to the child. However, sadly, family law judges are less likely to consider verbal abuse when making custody decisions.

Problems occur when a parent abducts a child

Parents who aren't in a relationship any longer must abide by the terms of their child custody order. When a parent absconds with a child, the parent is said to have abducted the child. This is a very serious matter that usually involves investigations by law enforcement offices.

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