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The Importance of Family



Posted on February 22, 2018

Positive communication may be the ultimate goal, but what defines a healthy co-parenting relationship? Here are 5 common traits of effective shared parenting.

Posted on February 19, 2018

All or nothing thinking can prevent co-parents from finding ways to move beyond conflict, but it can be combated by learning how to identify it when it happens.

Posted on February 15, 2018

To help you keep your kids and their well-being at the forefront of your parenting efforts, here are five easy ways to keep kids at the center of co-parenting.

Posted on February 12, 2018

Before you consider jumping back into the dating scene, consider taking the time to focus on yourself. In other words, try dating yourself.

Posted on February 8, 2018

Sharon Strand Ellison, creator of the PNDC process, discusses strategies for reducing defensive communication in shared parenting.

Posted on February 5, 2018

National Donut Day? Count us in! If you’re looking for ways to create new traditions with your children, consider these 5 unique ‘holidays’ to get you started.

Posted on February 1, 2018

Adopted children may have an especially hard time coping with this transition, Maxine Chalker from Adoptions From The Heart explains.

Posted on January 29, 2018

When co-parents are learning a new system of communication, OurFamilyWizard believes having timely and thorough technical support is essential.

Posted on January 25, 2018

Fostering a positive outlook on family can influence how your child perceives your family into the future and even their own family down the road.

Posted on January 22, 2018

Parenting will never be without worry, but here are 3 things parents can do to lessen any co-parenting anxieties they may experience.