co-parenting

I’m doing all the parenting admin and my Ex contributes no money – but still wants half my assets!

Do you have the main responsibilities for the practicalities of parenting (buying clothes/making sure uniform is washed/dinner money) post divorce? So called 50/50 co-parenting still usually means one parent is responsible for the everyday admin. Also – there is one parent who can’t just suddenly get a full time job miles away because they are […]

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Tomorrow’s Child Exhibition – 1001 Critical Days Manifesto

Without a name, an unseen face Without a name; an unseen face and knowing not your time nor place, Tomorrow’s Child, though yet unborn, I met you first last Tuesday morn.   The beginnings of this poem by Glenn Thomas was read by Ray Anderson during his TED conference talk regarding sustainability, but today its […]

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Does Childbirth Trigger Divorce?

  Demographic studies show that more than 40 percent of children born to two parents can expect to live in a single-parent family by the time they are 18.  Parenthood seems to provoke the spike in the divorce and separation statistics, with roughly a fifth of all marriages ending within five years after the birth […]

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25 April was ‘Parental Alienation Awareness Day’

  25 April is the official ‘Parental Alienation Awareness Day’.  This is a term that many people will never have heard before, but many children and their parents will have experienced. Parental Alienation (PAS)  exists in many forms and the harm that is does to parents – and to the children – is inestimable. International parenting […]

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Saying bad things about Mummy: Co-parenting through divorce and separation

  In Psychology Today, Edward Kruk has written of 11-15% of the children of divorcing parents suffering the effects of implacable hostility. In the UK, where roughly 250,000 divorces are granted every year, that estimate would equate to some 50,000-75,000 children every year. The parent labelled with ‘implacable hostility’ is unable to see any value […]

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