Transition time is often inevitable in joint custody transition situations. Having to move from one household to another, either every few days or only weekends, is thoug for children. Every transition means saying “hello” to one parent and “goodbye” to the other. But there are a couple of things you can do to make transitions easier, both when your children leave and return.
While your children are preparing to leave for the transition to your ex-partners house, stay positive and deliver them on time. Use these strategies to ease the transitions:
The first moments the children return to your home can be awkward. Try this to help your children adjust to the joint custody transition:
It sometimes happens that chidlren refuse to leave one parent to be with the other. Although a difficult situation, it is also common for children in joint custody transition to behave like this.
Return from Joint Custody Transition to Joint Custody