Separating is never easy when you have a child together. It is difficult to hold negative feelings for your ex, and at the same time acknowledge the positive feelings your child has for the other parent. But your ability to regulate your emotions and to put your child’s needs first will increase your child’s emotional stability, cognitive growth, and ability to create trusting and meaningful relationships.
Coming to an agreement with your ex before or soon after you separate is crucial to creating stability and a positive co-parenting relationship. Below are five things to consider when creating your custody plan.
This post by the Mulcahy Law Firm was created in partnership with Albuquerque Moms Blog. Read the full article here.