Spotlight - Coparenting Tips & Best Practices
The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearing house provides tips and best practices for those who are coparenting.
1. Try to keep the lines of communication open.
2. Help children plan ahead.
3. Keep routines consistent.
4. Make the most of your time together.
Children tend to do best when their coparents:
-Understand and support each other's parenting style.
-Communicate effectively and manage any disagreements in respectful ways.
-Establish clear and consistent rules and standards for the children.
-Look at things from a child-focused approach.
-Understand the fears, needs, and wishes of their children.
-Let go of angry feelings and resentments towards each other.
-Make sure their children feel loved and wanted in each home.
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