Dr. Tara Egan, host
Anna, teen co-host
Tara and Anna come together once again. Today Tara takes the role of teacher and imparts her extensive knowledge in co-parenting in this episode titled, “Co-parenting versus Parallel Parenting, What's the Difference?”
In her years of working with separated and divorced clients, Tara has found that quite often people do not think about their co-parenting relationship and those that do, often come to her in need of extra support. Today she will share some creative ways to manage a co-partnership for anyone, but especially those that have stressful relationships with their ex.
Most parents main goal is to create the best situation for their children, for everyone to get along. That can be easier said then done often with lingering resentment, anger, and lack of trust with their co-parent. So what do you do when there is tension and conflict between parents?
Tune in as:
Tara defines what each parenting situation (co-parenting and parallel parenting) is and what the differences are between them.
Positive and negatives for each situation.
Tips for parents in each parenting situation.
Great takeaway: If parents are able to put aside relationship differences, it exponentially increases the chances of children adjusting and transitioning between both homes.
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