Parenting methods have become a hot-button issue for today’s moms and dads. Though many baby boomers’ parents raised them according to nothing but their own parenting instincts, today’s children are subject to a wide variety of parenting techniques.
Any parent who is going through a child custody battle can tell you that it is no walk in the park. Not only is it emotionally challenging for you, your partner and your child, it is a complex legal process that most men and women have never encountered.
Preparing for a child custody hearing may be one of the most nerve-wracking things that a parent can go through. Sure, appearing before a judge in court is scary—but the scariest thing is not knowing your child’s future. It is a scenario that any mother or father would find intimidating.
Buffalo during the holiday season may be cold, but it can also be festive and fun. This year's celebrations may not be as enjoyable, however, if you are preoccupied with reaching a custody arrangement. No doubt, child custody has been on your mind a lot if you are a divorcing parent—especially during the holidays.
Halloween night is next Tuesday. It may be lost on some parents given that decorations and costumes have been sitting on shelves since Labor Day, and the same may be said for planning parenting time routines for this special evening.
In almost all divorces and custody disputes, courts will try to ensure that children remain a part of both parent's lives. However, some parents, still bitter at their ex, will do everything possible to make their children hate their other parent too. This is known as parental alienation syndrome, and it can lead to one parent having no relationship with their children.
Though your marriage may be ending, if you are a parent, you may still have a family for which you are responsible. Whenever possible, it is good to be able to make decisions about your children's future in association with their other parent. However, some divorces turn out to be unpleasant affairs, with every step contested.
Circumstances arise when one parent, custodial or non-custodial, may have to move following a divorce. This is hard on the kids and for the parent who will lose out on his or her parenting time.