And then there are the times Co-Parenting Sucks

I recently wrote about how terrific successful co-parenting could be, but I wanted to bring a little light to many times it totally SUCKS: ...more

The Co-Parenting Club

“I would never be able to do that,” she says to me and shakes her head insistently. “There is no way I would give up my child for half the week. I cannot live without her. I would rather exist in my sexless, loveless marriage fueled by anger and resentment than give up my child. What kind of mother does that?!” ...more

Co-Parenting in 100 Words

I’ve been a co-parent (with my ex-husband) to my 14-year-old son for 12 years and I’ve wanted to write an article about it for just as long. ...more



When Your Spouse Makes You a Better Parent

I'm going to tell you a story-- a small one, not a big deal in the grand scheme of all that happens on a regular day in Parenting Land, but one that isn't easy to tell--about an incident that happened with Quinlan. But this isn't a story about my child. It's actually one about my husband....more

help me deal with my baby daddy

This mommy is just about fed up! NOT! I was built for this, hence the photo featured here in this post. However…....more

Divorce Poison. A book ever divorced parent with shared custody needs to read.

I had to share a book I’m reading right now and that every parent going through a divorce absolutely needs to read. The book is Divorce Poison: How to Protect Your Family from Bad-mouthing and Brainwashingby Dr. Richard A....more

What divorced parents should never do.

What divorced parents should never do.Being a divorced parent is, for me, the most challenging aspect of divorce. It has been tougher than I ever imagined to be a single parent. You can't split up the parenting roles. There's no one but you. You are either good cop or bad cop. Some days you just wonder what the hell you are doing....more

Signs of a healthy relationship

S/O and big thanks to Kevin Hart....more

Give Peace (& Gin) A Chance: Pushing the reset button on your co-parenting relationship

Taste buds mature and as a results tastes change. Is it therefore such a stretch to think that the same thing can happen to people, including ex's? Is it worth the risk to give the ex-partner a second chance to become a cooperative co-parent?...more