What Happens When a Parent Wants to Move Away With The Child After Divorce? – Single Mum, Parents Article

  Sharing custody of a child can be a difficult endeavor, even in the best of circumstances. However, things get more complicated when one parent wants to move somewhere far away from the family’s current area. Such a move can mean personal and financial growth for the moving parent, but it can cause issues with the other parent and the child custody agreement. When a Parent Wants to Move Away With The Child After Divorce Moving far enough away to…

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Co-Parenting During The Coronavirus Crisis – Single Mum, Parents Article

  During this unprecedented time of the Coronavirus and quarantines, many co-parents are finding themselves in un-charted territory with regards to their parenting plan and whether and how they should carry it out. Here are some helpful hints for co-parenting during the coronavirus crisis: Be open, communicative, creative and flexible! This is a time like no other, so we need to be open, we need to be flexible, and we need to get creative and think outside the box. If…

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We thought we had co-parenting down—then the pandemic happened – Parents Article

Co-parenting is tough in the best of times, and the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, has made things a little extra weird around here. “Kids! Daddy’s here!” I yell up the stairs, trying to lure them down from their screens. Daddy, a.k.a. my ex-husband, stands on the front walk waiting patiently. We have a quick catch-up through the window screen as the kids put on their shoes and coats to hang out with him from the porch—at a six-foot/two-metre distance.…

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Coparenting with a Narcissistic Ex (from someone who’s been there) – Single Mum, Parents Article

Are you coparenting with a narcissistic ex? I am here to be controversial, as I am going to put my hand on my heart and say ‘You can’t Co-Parent with a Narcissist.’ What you must understand, is you must be in control in a way that your ex still thinks he is in control. It may sound convoluted, but all we have to think about is our ex’s ego and we know how big that is? You can’t argue with…

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Parenting Agreements – Do You Need One? – Single Mum, Parents Article

Parenting agreements, you may already have one but if you don’t it is something that you should definitely look into having. If you aren’t familiar with what a parenting agreement is, it is basically a legal document that outlines terms for parenting with your ex. Parenting agreements are very important because it sets out guidelines and expectations for both parents. They cover all types of things such as: the visitation schedule child support educational expenses medical expenses how you will…

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Parenting Agreements – Do You Need One? – Single Mum, Parents Article

Parenting agreements, you may already have one but if you don’t it is something that you should definitely look into having. If you aren’t familiar with what a parenting agreement is, it is basically a legal document that outlines terms for parenting with your ex. Parenting agreements are very important because it sets out guidelines and expectations for both parents. They cover all types of things such as: the visitation schedulechild supporteducational expensesmedical expenseshow you will split or share holidaystransportation…

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Beaulieu Motor Museum – The Single Swan – Single Mum, Parents Article

We spent at great day out at Beaulieu Motor Museum in the New Forest Hampshire this February half term.   Cygnet and I watched Chitty Chitty Bang Bang on Christmas Day.  Since then, Cygnet has been obsessed with the film and with the flying car in particular.  When I found out that Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is at the Beaulieu Motor Museum we just had to go.  We actually made a bit of a holiday of it.  I booked three…

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How to survive Christmas without your child – Single Mum, Parents Article

Christmases were the same for me every year as a child.  I don’t mean that in a bad way, in fact I mean it in a very good way.  Our Christmas traditions involved: an annual pantomime; leaving a mince pie, some whiskey and a carrot out for Santa and his reindeer; stockings at the end of the bed; piles of presents for each of us scattered around the living room and then a further pile of presents known as ‘tree…

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