Empowering New Parents

Co-Parenting: When Parents Disagree


Parenting differences are one of the top reasons for divorce in this country. So, what’s the best way to handle these types of situations? How do you avoid fighting in front of your kids? What do you do when the conversation gets too “heated”? And is there any truth to the statement “If mama ain’t happy, ain’t no one happy”?

Our Expert

Rachel Rainbolt, Parenting Expert at http://ohanawellness.net

Rachel Rainbolt, a mother of three with nearly two decades of experience working with young children and parents, has a master’s degree in family therapy and is a featured parenting expert in television news and radio, published author of parenting articles, books, and curricula, and a certified parent educator. Rachel has written the Sage Parenting book and the curriculum Sage Parenting Workbook for the Sage Parenting Class, coauthored the curriculum, including the Parent and Educator Books, for Sensational Baby class through Infant Massage USA, authored the parenting curriculum for Harmonium Counseling, and published articles in San Diego Family Magazine. Rachel is a Certified Educator of Infant Massage (CEIM). She was trained and is certified by Infant Massage USA, the US affiliate of the International Association of Infant Massage, headquartered in Sweden (IAIM-Sweden). She works passionately to nurture the loving bond between parent and child to foster happy, healthy families.


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Children: Carson (2010)

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Additional Resources

OhanaWellness.net | Rachel’s Website

La Leche League | When Parents Disagree

PositiveParentingSolutions.com | When Parents Disagree on Discipline

JustMommies.com| When Parents Disagree

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