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Making child custody stress-free for children

Family counselors recommend that divorced parents maintain as much stability for their children as possible. After all, the children are likely already feeling out of sorts with the separation, especially if child custody rulings include traveling frequently between the Tennessee homes of their parents. As difficult as it may be, keeping open and respectful communication with an ex-spouse will be important. Children quickly resent being messengers between their warring parents, and the ability to communicate well with a co-parent may ensure more consistency in parenting styles.

Resolving child custody issues for summer vacation

If there is one thing children in Tennessee look forward to, it is summer vacation. Being off from school and free to enjoy days of leisure is what kids work for all year long. For divorced parents, however, the approach of summer may bring anxiety and uncertainty, especially if their child custody agreement does not include plans for vacations or summer trips. However, it does not have to be that way if the parents are willing to work out a reasonable arrangement.

3 ways to keep child custody discussions from becoming battles

Child custody cases can be some of the most difficult cases in family law. Between the negative feelings parents often have about each other and the fears of losing the relationship with a child, custody cases can leave everyone scared and willing to fight tooth-and-nail for what they want.

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