Thanks Lee for pointing out an issue Family Courts seem to ignore: How one parents before the divorce starts is often an indicator of how s/he will parent afterwards­. Be it mental illness, addiction or other issues, a divorce decree and/or co-parenti­ng plan is not a magic wand changing an apathetic parent into an involved, rational, “in-the -best-inte­rest-of-ou­r child” type of mom or dad.

If only it could…

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Your goal as a coparent

December 2, 2010

A word of caution: I cried when I watched this video. Watching it may inspire you to do what you can to work things out with your spouse. It might also help you envision your life coparenting post divorce. In any event, it models the best way to facilitate kids transitioning between mom’s and dad’s.