It's very common that after an Arvada divorce and child custody case, there can be hard feelings. You don't just get to walk away from that person, as much as you may want to, if you share children. While you may not like it, it's important that you effectively communicate with your ex, because it's what's best for your children. After a divorce, they are going through a transition too, and the better the two of you handle things, the better your kids will as well.
Even when a couple has a relatively amicable divorce and child custody agreement, it does not mean that co-parenting will be a walk in the park. There will definitely be baggage that makes it more difficult to get along. Often there are power struggles, where both parents want to be the one making the decisions and they don't want to give up any control. This is a possibility you need to prepare for if you are getting divorced. Here are some tips on how to manage these situations, so you can be the best co-parent for your children.
Usually, the back to school season is a process of getting back into a routine and figuring out what your child's new schedule will look like. This can be more complicated for divorced parents who are tied to a child custody agreement and specific parenting plan. Say your child has entered the teenage years and is involved in more extracurricular activities and those activities conflict with the schedule laid out in the parenting plan. What happens if your current parenting plan no longer works for you, your former spouse, and especially your children?