My life would be near perfect if my kids were with me,but I chose to have them live with their dad for stability reasons. He is more financially capable of caring for them. Finding this site is a tremendous help to me! I finally don't feel alone in this situation.
A long distance parenting plan is an arrangement for how you will co-parent a child when one parent is not within close physical proximity. It is one part of a court order.
Maybe this is the hot ticket with older kids. The way to show support from a distance. To pitch in and help them with stuff that they want or need to do but could use some help doing it better or bigger or cooler. There are tons of those opportunities in upper middle school projects and definitely in high school and technology gives us a way to collaborate in a way we've never had before. Or maybe it's just one more tool to add to the toolkit of a long distance parent.
Another list of great books recommended by long distance parents.
Parenting is challenging for anyone and that challenge is compounded when long distance parenting is part of the family dynamic. This adds an extra element of complexity that the family…
How to smooth out a co-parenting relationship with boundaries, empathy, compassion, nonviolent communication and leading by example.