In this episode, Kate Daly is joined by CAFCASS CEO, Anthony Douglas, Penny Mansfield – Director of One plus One and Sociologist specialising in couple and family relationships, and Marcie Shaoul – a co-parenting expert and founder of Rolling Stone Coaching. The guests discuss divorce and parenting and the challenges couples face when transitioning from parent to co-parent, as well as the skills and knowledge parents need to enable a positive co-parenting relationship. Kate discusses the trend towards shared parenting and the importance of being emotionally ready to divorce and make arrangements. The episode also explores how divorce effects children and what can be done to protect them and help them thrive.

Please note: this episode was recorded before the introduction of no-fault divorce in England and Wales, and may mention the previous legal system. For accurate information on the legal process of divorce, please visit