When a couple is going through a divorce or separation they can sometimes lose sight of the needs of their children.
However, for a successful co-parenting, both parents must agree to consider their children’s position and mental health needs.
In this episode, Justin Sisemore, Andrea Jones, and Mary Maloney discuss the landscape of co-parenting and where some parents go wrong. Justin, Andrea and Mary strive to educate you about a healthy co-parenting environment and how to keep your kids in mind when navigating this time in your life.
Justin, Andrea, and Mary discuss:
- The importance of healthy co-parenting and what that entails
- The impact of poor co-parenting and how it can impact the child’s growth and development
- How to navigate which parent makes what decisions for the child and how each decision must always put the child’s mental health first
- How to avoid burdening a child with emotional stress during a divorce – the importance of not placing a child in the middle of the separation and making them ‘choose sides’
- And more!