Separated/Divorced Parent Communication

 

Instead of                                                         Try

Where are you?  It’s your time!                  The kids are missing you.

You left them with a sitter, again?               With notice  I’m happy to cover you.

Mac Donald’s all week?                              I can share some healthy choices.

They spent All day on TV ?                           Let’s review some alternatives.

Their homework was not done.                      Here is our homework schedule..

They never call me from your house.            Let’s both have the kids call nightly.

You can’t speak to me that way!                    If you can’t stop, I’ll need to hang up.

There’s no supervision at your house.           Can we agree on some limits for him?

I’m not grounding Jack for you.                      We need to discipline on our own time.

I need a calendar from you!                            Here’s my calendar. Please send yours.