When children have two parents who live together or live apart due to a divorce, it’s important that they know that they are united in supporting the child’s venture into the new school year. Make sure every day each parent talks with the child about their day and sets up a routine for having a snack after school, doing homework, and playing.
10 Hints for Co-Parenting the First Month of School
It’s very important for marital problems to remain separate from parenting. When kids feel their parents agree on the importance of school and the routines that make things run smoothly, they feel calm about school and do well. If marital strife interferes, the child feels disorganized and finds it hard to concentrate. Co-parenting is team work!