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Co-parenting following separation

One of the greatest joys of my job are the different types of families I get to meet and work closely with. I work with many types of households; single parent households; step parents, foster carers and many other varieties. The most challenging part can sometimes be working with parents who are recently separated and helping them to navigate the minefield that co-parenting can become. In every case, parents have their child’s best interests at heart but it is difficult to leave emotions to one side, even if everyone knows that this is the right thing to do! How can parents get to such a point of collaboration with someone that they no longer love or in many cases, seriously dislike? The