Co-parenting is changing as years go by, and one of the ways this is happening is it’s becoming more manageable with technology. Different tools are available in the market to help co-parents.
Here is how you and your co-parent can benefit from technology:
Scheduling issues are not uncommon among co-parents. A parent may forget to attend a school event or fail to pick up the kids when it’s their turn. But shared calendars are helping curb this issue.
Co-parents no longer need to write down special days or call each other for reminders. A shared calendar allows them to record appointments, special occasions and custody exchanges. Co-parents can even make requests for scheduling changes on the platform.
Keeping things organized
Keeping children’s paperwork between two homes can be complicated. Luckily, with technology, co-parents no longer need to keep exchanging or printing documents – documents can be uploaded on a shared platform for easy access.
Connecting with kids
A parent may feel like they are missing out on their kids’ activities when they are with the other parent. But technology is solving this issue. With video, email, text and other communication channels, you can connect with your children when they are not with you.
For example, the other parent can record your child trying a particular food for the first time and upload it on your chosen platform. Or they can video call you during a school performance you couldn’t attend and so on.
Track your expenses
Sharing expenses between co-parents is getting more manageable with technology. Different platforms allow co-parents to track expenses, budget and refund each other without difficulties. Further, many banking institutions have advanced solutions to help parents ensure they have enough funds for their kids.
Many co-parents have embraced technology due to its benefits. You should also get legal help for smooth co-parenting.