Co Parenting

Stop fighting when the children are around.
Don't forget you are the adult.   Recently I witnessed an event that made me sick to the stomach, and it reminded me that it is so easy to get caught up in the moment. To be focused on the point and issue at hand that we can forget the bigger picture.   What was the event? It was a cha...
Christmas Day - How are you celebrating yours?
How are you spending Christmas this year?   Christmas is only a few weeks away now – and today we are going to talk about how to organize Christmas Day. If you have parenting orders in place then this may not be relevant for you but if you don’t have orders in place then here are ...
Helping your kids through separation
Helping your kids through separation and divorce Today we are focusing on how you can help your kids through the separation and divorce process. As you know going through separation and divorce is an emotional rollercoaster.  In fact there are so many highs, lows, twists and turns even adults...
Christmas Events and Co parenting
Christmas Events! With less than 60 days to Christmas, I thought that this would be a timely reminder regarding Christmas Events.  In our current climate this may or may not relate to you as I know some schools and sporting clubs are choosing not to hold break up parties, christmas concernts o...
Has COVID-19 Impacted the time you spend with your children?
It is no surprise that the situation that we came face to face with as a society this year has thrown many curveballs our way.  From international boarder closures, inter-state boarder closures and even restrictions intra-state on where we can travel.  As a whole this has been inconvenient...
Did they really just say that?
Have you ever found yourself in the midst of a conversation asking yourself “did they really just say that?”?  Most people have.   But what are you questioning?  Is it the words that were spoken or the meaning you attached to the words?  You see, during any conversa...
COVID-19 and Parenting Arrangements
  It is no news alert that we are currently in the midst of a pandemic like no other.  Domestic boarders have been shut, social distancing rules are being enforced and restrictions have been put on who can visit us.  People are working and schooling from home.  Society as we kne...
Ensuring Your Children Will Have the Right Support Post-Separation
How do children cope post-separation? Well, at first, it’s a challenge. Primarily because it’s so different to what they are accustomed to and such a huge shock. But like most things, after a substantial amount of time, it becomes normal and it’s no longer such a shock. In saying t...
Parenting Programs
Don't gasp - parenting programs aren't that bad! Have you suggested that your ex attend a parenting program only to be met with a gasp and fury? It really isn’t that surprising when you think about it – how would you like it if someone told you that you needed to do a parenting program?...
Communication Post-Divorce
Communication Post-Divorce Communicating with your ex-partner is not always the easiest thing in the world to do.  Often it depends on how you communicated during your relationship and what circumstances occurred for your relationship to finish.  For those that just fell out of ...