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Everything Always

Jul 21, 2022

If you are separated from the other parent of your child, your experience with co-parenting could be anything from calm to very challenging. Oftentimes, with different houses come different rules, and these different parenting styles can make the already tricky time of co-parenting even harder. So, what do you do if you don’t agree with the way your ex parents? In this episode, we will be sharing our advice on what we believe is the best way to handle different parenting styles.

Listen in as we explain how to shift your thoughts and mindset around divorce and blended families to be more positive—because it doesn’t have to be a negative or bad thing. You will learn how to speak to your child about their other parent (even when you disagree with them), why it is not up to you to decide how your ex parents when you’re not there, and the benefit of always being clear with the rules you create for your kids.

01:40 - 4:30 - What to do when you hate the way your ex parents.

4:30 - 6:30 - What birdhouse parenting is.

6:30 - 9:00 - How to change your mindset around divorce and blended families.

9:00 - 12:00 - How to find common ground with your ex when it comes to parenting.

12:00 - 15:00 - The importance of never speaking negatively about your co-parent.

15:20 - 19:00 - How to discuss the different rules you may have with your child.

19:00 - 26:25 -The importance of good communication with your ex and your child.



  • What to do when you hate the way your ex parents.
  • The importance of recognizing the difference between dangerous situations and situations you simply disagree with.
  • Why being divorced doesn’t have to be a negative thing.
  • Why you can’t control how your co-parent parents.
  • How to communicate calmly with your ex.


“There is a difference between not liking what the other parent is doing and having your kids in dangerous situations.” - Mike

“Sometimes change is good and overcoming challenging things makes you stronger.” - Mike

“Life is always going to be throwing different challenges.” - Summer

3 Interesting Clips:

1:50- 2:30 - Why so many people struggle with this issue.

7:30 - 8:40 - How to shift your mindset around blending families.

11:00 - 11:50 - How to find common ground with a co-parent.


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