Your marriage is over, but the relationship you have with your kids is not!
You're recently divorced with kids, so now what? What does your life look like co-parenting children from your ended marriage with and your ex? Is it what you imagined? Did you ever think how things would be?
If you're like me, you didn't even think about this because of all the emotions that were overwhelming you at the time. You probably just wanted to move on with your life. I want you to think about what you can do today to improve your relationship with your ex if only for the sake of your kids. Even though you are divorced, it's OK to talk to your ex. You both made a decision to split up, but that does not mean that you have to be enemies.
For the past three years, my ex-husband has been living outside the family home, yet he has always been welcome to spend time with our children any time he could. Sometimes, he'll cook them dinner, per my request, to off-set the cost of dining out. Not to mention, sometimes, when the children are busy with homework, it can be too disruptive to sit in a restaurant way uptown. Keep reading...
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