Category "Children and co-parenting" posts

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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[...]

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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[...]

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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[...]

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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[...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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[...]

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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[...]

Mother and two children looking at father

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[...]

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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[...]

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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[...]

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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 with 2 kids

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[...]

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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[...]

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#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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