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Child Parenting Plan and How Mediation helps
What is a child parenting plan and mediation in child parenting plan?
Why a child parenting plan is essential
In marriage, divorce is a terrible and painful experience for everyone involved. Nobody wants to leave what they have. However, after divorce it is important that if the marriage involved children, the parents need to smooth things by creating a child parental plan. This is because children need support, love and good relationships with both parents plus good communication is essential.
Conflicts between parents hurt children. It is necessary that both parents have control of what is to come in the lives of the children. Therefore, the parental plan is important since it gives a detailed structure on how the children will be taken care of.
To avoid conflicts that may come up in the wake of a divorce since the children will not be staying with both parents, a written parenting plan that gives the stipulations of the arrangements needed be put in place to take care of the children is mandatory.
In case situations change in the case of one parent or both, it is important that parents know what their new roles are. Besides, the parents of the children can use the child parental plan to know their responsibilities and to avoid swaying out of the stipulations of the child parental plan before modifications are done to the initial parenting plan.
A child parental plan involves issues to do with communication by parents with their children, who the children spend time with is crucial too and for how long and it has to be agreed upon by both parents. Besides other issues such as money, religion, education, health care and emotional well-being also have to be stipulated in the plan.