Co-parenting does not work unless parents strive to cooperate with each other for the benefit of their children and create an effective parenting plan. And while cooperation is certainly important, parents should also consider how their children may respond to separation at different ages.
It is important to follow certain guidelines closely when figuring out how to best divide custody between parents. I will summarize some key research on childhood development that many parents may find helpful when navigating the world of co-parenting.
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