Category "Children and co-parenting" posts

Making ‘handovers’ a more pleasant experience for you and your child

Making ‘handovers’ a more pleasant experience for you and your child

All too often we hear about separated parents arranging to meet at petrol stations or train stations for ‘handovers’, wh[...]

Top tips for navigating Mother’s Day after divorce

Top tips for navigating Mother’s Day after divorce

‘Family’ days like Mother’s Day after divorce or during the divorce journey can be difficult to navigate. A positive min[...]

My ex, their new partner and our kids – six tips for co-parenting when your ex has a new partner

My ex, their new partner and our kids – six tips for co-parenting when your ex has a new partner

As a single parent, I always knew that my ex would want to introduce his new partner to our children once we were divorc[...]

amicable’s Guide to Co-Parenting at Christmas

amicable’s Guide to Co-Parenting at Christmas

Is this your first Christmas as a separated parent? Not sure what to expect or how to handle your new family set-up. Thi[...]

Passport surnames for kids – the airport delay for parents with different surnames

Passport surnames for kids – the airport delay for parents with different surnames

It’s amazing to think that in 2017, mums and dads are being stopped at airports because their children have a different [...]

Divorcing with kids – The amicable guide

Divorcing with kids – The amicable guide

If you’re divorcing with kids, prioritizing their needs during your divorce will help them thrive in the future. A good [...]

Father’s Day and divorce – How to make the most out of the day

Father’s Day and divorce – How to make the most out of the day

If you are a Dad going through divorce or separation this Father’s Day, the day can feel bittersweet depending on your s[...]

Mother’s Day as a single parent

Mother’s Day as a single parent

Mother’s Day as a single parent, or any celebration day for that matter, can feel especially tricky when you’re separati[...]

5-minute guide to minimising divorce effects on children

5-minute guide to minimising divorce effects on children

Co-founder of amicable, Kate Daly, shares her tips for minimising divorce effects on children. Learning from my mistakes[...]

Christmas, Divorce and Separated Parenting

Christmas, Divorce and Separated Parenting

Welcome to the amicable guide to Christmas, divorce and separated parenting. If it’s your first Christmas as separated p[...]

Whose kids would you rather be – Brangelina’s or Ballboyslim’s?

Whose kids would you rather be – Brangelina’s or Ballboyslim’s?

Two celebrity couples. Two high profile divorces. Two lots of kids. That’s just about where the similarities end. As far[...]

Separated Parents Summer Survival Guide

Separated Parents Summer Survival Guide

It’s that time of year when, if you’re separated parents, you have shared summer holidays looming. For any parent, the l[...]

Father’s Day – 5 Tips for separated parents

Father’s Day – 5 Tips for separated parents

Father’s Day, or any commemorative day for that matter, can feel especially tricky when you’re in the process of separat[...]

How to tell kids you’re getting divorced

How to tell kids you’re getting divorced

There are always good ways of giving upsetting news. Preparation on the part of us parents makes things easier for our k[...]

#childrenfirst – more tips for an amicable divorce

#childrenfirst – more tips for an amicable divorce

Most people say when asked, putting children first is fundamental to good parenting. But what happens if as separating p[...]



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