Co-Parenting Benefits

When the post-divorce relationship between parents is healthy and child focused, co-parenting can work. The following is list (not all-inclusive) of the general benefits of co-parenting:

  1. Child Focused
  2. Parents communicate regularly
  3. Parents can communicate in person/via phone
  4. Major decisions are jointly discussed
  5. Parents work together as needed to resolve issues related to the child
  6. Parents work together with the best interests of the child in mind
  7. Smooth transitions from one home to the other
  8. Schedule is flexible and changes are negotiable
  9. No animosity exists at joint “public” events involving the children
  10. Parents can discuss issues between child(ren) and the other parent, cooperative discipline, extracurriculars scheduling, etc.

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