Sit down and have a conversation with your co-parent about future arrangements involving the child(ren) and have a set plan. DO NOT use the child as a defense mechanism against your co-parent. Do not force your child to choose sides if a disagreement with your co-parent arises. Be understanding if a previous arrangement may have to be changed due to the schedule of your co-parent. Do not allow your child to talk badly about your co-parent even though it may not sound so bad. Co-parenting should consist of respect on both ends. Do not talk badly about your co-parent in … Continue reading Ways to Co-parent
This week I decided to ask some kids about their future goals and how we as a community can help them. Each provided some feedback. If you or someone you know can answer the call to encourage or mentor them, please email firstname.lastname@example.org so that you may connect. (I love these babies so I will be verifying you are on the up and up, PS. It is email@example.com no spelling error) Jayda Nix My name is Jayda Nix and I am a junior in high school. I am 16 years old. When I graduate high school my goal is to … Continue reading We Need you!
Writing this I could not come up with a catchy title that would help me express what I truly want to say. I am going to be as transparent as I can without jabbing, so bear with me. Every time I hear those words together child “support” I cringe. The thought that financing a child is in any way “support” bothers my spirit. Okay, so financially it may be support but I wish I could change the word support because I think that once people hear it they feel as though that’s enough I’ve fulfilled my child support obligation by … Continue reading Child SUPPORT!