Co Parenting

Feature Blog - Christine Weston from Divorce Resource
What is your name ? Christine Weston - I am a 49 year old divorced mother of two teenage sons. I am living in Perth, Australia.   I am the managing director of Divorce Resource Pty Ltd, founder of the Divorce Resource website (we can also be found on facebook) and creator of The Split Kit – ...
Contravention Proceedings
Today we are talking about what happens when a party is not complying with court orders. Generally if you have an order in place and you have a parent who is on a consistent basis not complying with the orders a number of different things could be taking place. You might be inclined to what them pun...
Parenting Plans and Consent Orders
Parenting Plans and Consent Orders Today we are going to talk about parenting plans and consent orders. You have probably heard both terms various times and you may be wondering what the difference is. What are they? Firstly a parenting plan is an agreement made between the parents. It concerns matt...
Why won't my ex spend time with our kids?
Why won't my ex spend time with our kids?  Have you heard someone say this before.  Are you saying it?  So what are you supposed to do when the other parent is supposed to be spending time with your children and they are just not showing up? There are 3 points I really want to cover.   If i...
Parenting after separation and divorce - July Feature Blog
Parenting after separation and divorce can be difficult at the best of times.  This month we have brought you words of wisdom from someone who has been there before.  This person has requested that they remain anonymous and we will always honour that request.  At the end of the day, we want to sh...
Co Parenting Adolescents
Co parenting Adolescents Today we are talking about teenagers (aka adolescents). Adolescents can be difficult at the best of times, but when it comes to co parenting adolescents and trying to ensure that they spend time with both of you, life can become even more complicated. Adolescents as you know...
It's your ex's birthday ...
This week we are talking about birthdays and in particular Your ex’s birthday Yes I know you are no longer in a relationship and I am not suggesting you continue to celebrate each others birthdays; this is about how your children celebrate and perceive their parent’s birthdays (i.e. your ex's bi...
Relocation Part 2 - Sorting out the details
This week I want to continue on with what we were discussing last week in terms of moving interstate. Last week it was a question emailed in from one of our followers and the move specifically related to a job opportunity that they had but what we are going to talk about today relates no matter the ...
Relocation Part 1 - Consent
This week we have been emailed through a question – “I have been offered a job interstate – should I take it?” Firstly congratulations on the job offer before you accept it though there are some things that you need to think through; and I thought that some of you may relate to this which is...
How do you tell your children you are separating?
So you have made the decision to separate. You know that this is the best thing for your children in the long term. How do you tell them? Do you both sit down with the children and explain what is going to happen? Do you just pack everything up and leave, telling them on the way to the new place? D...