In this episode, Kate is joined by Marcie Shaoul and Anthony Syder to discuss co-parenting at Christmas from two different perspectives; a co-parenting coach and a child of divorce. Kate, Marcie and Anthony discuss common co-parenting pitfalls around the festive period, how to navigate blended families, what to do about presents and former traditions and the role of extended family. Marcie and Anthony also give their top tips for co-parenting around Christmas.
Marcie is director of The Co-Parent Way, the UK’s only Co-Parent Coaching Practice. She is a thought leader in co-parenting and is responsible for developing a unique coaching methodology that enables parents to get to a place where they can co-parent together effectively after separation. It provides coaching specifically for couples or individuals who are separating and who have kids. Marcie is a member of Resolution and sits on their Parenting After Parting Committee.
Anthony is a dispute resolution practitioner with experience across multiple sectors including family, employment and commercial. His areas of interest include the voice of the child, diverse and inclusive families and human rights. Anthony currently sits on the board of the Family Mediators Association and is a divorce coach and partnerships lead at amicable.