Sharing Custody, Part 2

Sharing custody means that a child’s parents or guardians do not live together and must negotiate caring for the child or children from two different homes.  Usually this is due to a marital divorce or separation of cohabiting couples.  Shared custody, or co-parenting, presents unique challenges for the parents who are trying to carry out the “best interests of the child.”  In the book “Healthy Divorce” by authors Craig Everett and Sandra Volgy Everett, sharing custody is viewed as a stage in the divorce process.  Divorcing parents must rise to meet this challenge of learning to be parents and no
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Categories: Divorce, Family, and Parenting.