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Ability to communicate and resolve issuesAbility to cooperate & compromise on issuesHaving respect for one another as a co-parentRespecting each other's attitudes & values in relation to how they will parent their childrenAbility to make arrangements work on a day to day basisAbility to be flexibleLive within close proximity to one another or a workable 'distance' arrangementAbility to make a co-parenting arrangement together, in a non conflict environmentAbility to make decisions that are genuinely in the best interests of their childrenAbility to understand each child's developmental needs and appropriate care arrangementsAbility to place their children's interests over & above their own interests
Parenting Plan Considerations:
Shared parental arrangements are most effective where parents have some of the following characteristics:
Issues to Consider:
If you do not believe that equal time or substantial & significant time will be either:
In your children's best interest; or Reasonably practicable (this means that it will work when put into 'day to day' practice);then you will need to give careful thought about how you will respond when these issues are raised for discussion.
How can we as parents, both have quality time with our children?Is our concept of shared parenting realistic?(will it really work)How will it impact our children daily?Will all family members be able to live with the Parenting Plan?How will we share holidays?(Xmas, Easter, birthdays, special days)?How do we intergrate new partners into our blended family?
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