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It is the perfect time to make holiday plans with your children

Thanksgiving is coming up soon and Christmas is right on its heels. Today is the day for you to review your child custody and parenting plan to ensure that you have the right schedule for this busy season. We know that this might not be your favorite thing to do, but being able to plan now for events that are coming up might help to eliminate some of the holiday stress.

2 questions to ask yourself before a custody battle

Child custody matters aren't always easy to work through. There are times when divorced parents have differences in parenting styles that can't be resolved easily. We know that you only want what is best for your child, so now might be a good time to step back and think about how you can help accomplish this.

Address the challenges of parenting plans for teens

Rearing a teen isn't easy for any parent. While these young adults are learning how to be self-sufficient in life, they still need the guidance of their mothers and fathers. Parents who are going through a divorce who have teens might realize just how difficult it is to come up with a suitable parenting plan for them.

Child custody agreements might need to be fluid

Many things happen when you are going through a child custody case. One thing that you might notice is that all of your children don't have the same needs. It can be difficult to work out parenting time schedules when your kids have a bunch of different activities to go to.

Plan for a successful parenting relationship with your ex

There are a few goals that you need to have when you are going through a child custody case. Each one of these helps to keep your parenting arrangement on good terms and enables the children to reap the benefits of a successful child custody situation.

Back to school can be stressful after a separation

Back-to-school season is a difficult one for some children. When their parents went through a separation over the summer, things might be even more complicated. There are several things that you might be able to do to help your children cope with this situation.

Explaining shared custody to your children

Going through a divorce can be very difficult for even couples that knew their marriage wasn't strong. It can be even more challenging when you add children to the mix. Whether you are divorced or simply had a child with someone, you will need to come to an agreement on child custody. Once the agreement is in place, you will need to explain it to your child, especially when it involves shared custody.

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