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Am I being a reasonable grandparent?

Grandparents always hold a special place in their hearts for their grandchildren. For many, seeing their grandchildren grow up reminds them of when they became parents for the first time. Naturally, grandparents want the best for their grandchildren, and they often feel that they are qualified to give guidance and assert their authority when interacting with both parents of their grandchildren.

Creating a successful parenting plan

If you are going through a divorce or separation and you have children, you may be intending to co-parent with your ex. In the majority of situations, co-parenting can be very beneficial for the child in question, because it enables them to be brought up by both of their parents.

How to be a co-parent during the school year

Being a co-parent is not an easy situation in which to be no matter how old your children are right now. It can be especially difficult when your children are still young and in school. Somehow, someway, the two of you need to show a unified front when dealing with school issues, events and more. Let's explore how you can co-parent successfully during the school year in today's post.

Will my parent-child relationship change after divorce?

When two parents go through a divorce, a huge shift occurs in the entire family dynamic. The children in the family may have to make a rapid adjustment when it comes to their living arrangements going forward, and they also learn to have different expectations of their parents.

Can a career change lead to a child custody modification?

Child custody arrangements are designed to be modified in accordance with the changing needs of the child based on current circumstances. Therefore, when changes occur in a child's life or the lives of their parents, the current child custody arrangement may need to be reconsidered. The career of a parent can heavily impact their ability to financially provide for their child. But it can also impact their schedule and the amount of physical and emotional support that they can offer.

How do child custody disputes affect children emotionally?

Many parents enter child custody disputes because they want to get the result that is best for their children. However, it's ironic that by doing this, they often create a toxic parental atmosphere that has a negative effect on their children.

Enforcing a parenting plan in Oregon

If you have a parenting plan in place, you will expect that the other parent will respect this. However, if they intentionally or consistently violate the parenting plan, you should take this very seriously. There are possibilities for you to take action to enforce this.

When is the other parent's discipline too harsh?

If you are co-parenting with the other parent of your children, you may not always agree on the way to bring up your kids. This might be true for things such as education and discipline. While there is no one right way to bring up your children, you may have concerns about the way that the other parent chooses to discipline them. Perhaps you believe that their method of discipline is simply too harsh or that their strategies are bordering on abusive.

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