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this is my thought on co-parenting, does any agree or dis-agree?

- who can respect the fact that the child has two families
- who can sacrifice their own time to meet the child's needs
-who make decisions or compromises together
-who can help the other parent out regarding the child
-keep the other parent informed on Medical and Dental needs.
-shares all papers regarding school and extra activities
-who allow plenty of time with the other parent
- who can understand that the other parent is just as important
- who can tolerate the other parent even if they don't always "see eye to eye"
- who can express there needs or desire's to the other parent
-who understand it's not about their needs and what they get
-who can ask the other parent questions without problems
-who can understand that parenting may be different in each household
-that will have each others back when the child gets in trouble
-that can respect the other parents concerns
-understand that the

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:39 PM on Jan. 28, 2010 in Just for Fun

Answers (8)
  • What are you trying to do? Is there a question lurking in here somewhere?

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:48 PM on Jan. 28, 2010

  • I just want opinions, that all.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:01 PM on Jan. 28, 2010

  • the last part was, understands the other parent is just as important.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:02 PM on Jan. 28, 2010

  • What is co-parenting?

    I don't really understend what you want.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:26 PM on Jan. 28, 2010

  • Did you just take a co-parenting class?

    Answer by coutterhill at 10:29 PM on Jan. 28, 2010

  • Co-parenting is when parents are divorced and co-parent the children in seperate homes.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:29 PM on Jan. 28, 2010

  • no, I have to co-parent and it's hard a lot of the times. I just wanted to hear other people's thoughts so I have some comfort in my own. I am always up for different opinions. I like to hear what other people do and how they handle it.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:50 PM on Jan. 28, 2010

  • I highly recomend the book Blended Families. It has a lot of good tips. Blended and Co-parenting families are not always easy. Heck, normal families are not easy. It depends on the bio parents. My DH has a DD from a past girlfriend, he does not attend parent teacher conferences etc. His ex lets him know how things are going etc. He goes to soccer games, cheer competitions etc. We only have her every other weekend, so I am not the biggest influence that she has in life. However she knows she can come to me with anything, and she has. DH and I have a good relationship with mom and her husband. We try very hard to accomidate everyone's schedule, as she is an only child, but we have 5 of our own. It is not a perfect world, we cannot be there for every little thing...her's or our own childrens. We just behave like adults and do the best we can.

    Answer by salexander at 12:38 PM on Jan. 29, 2010

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