Families are small networks, little systems where each part affects the others. In your roles, you and your partner have a real influence on each other’s parenting. Depending on your relationship and how things are going, you can help or hinder each other in becoming the best possible parents to your children. So it makes sense to:
- Invest in and look after your relationship.
- Support each other.
- Work as a team.
- Keep lines of communication open.
- Show that you are committed to working through any differences that arise, as together you learn how to parent
Continue reading in this article “Negotiating Parenting With Your Partner” from Fathers Matter magazine.