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What is Shared Parenting and Why is it Best? - Pdf Guidance

Here's a downloadable version of our Pdf Guidance "What is Shared Parenting and Why is it Best?" which we published on our previous newsletter.

Shared parenting is where children have the full involvement of both parents. Research shows this best meets their needs.  

Shared parenting, also known as 'joint parenting', are terms used for arrangements that ensure that children experience the full involvement in their lives of their separated parents with neither dominating. There is plenty of research that demonstrates that children's wellbeing is best met in shared parenting arrangements and they grow up to be healthier adults.

Shared parenting is what your children want given a fair choice. They want both their parents to love them, protect them and be firm and fair. They want to see both their parents cooperate, have the same rules and not to argue or disrespect each other. Are you up to it? 

Your likelihood of an effective shared care arrangement of your children will depend on your ability to convince your ex it is a good idea and that it can work for them. 


Click here to download our Pdf Guidance "What is Shared Parenting and Why is it Best?"

Please feel free to make further suggestions on how we can improve this guidance and share a link to it with others going through similar difficulties.





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