One of the most difficult aspects of divorce with children can be saying goodbye to the marital home as it once was and creating a new setup for the kids, whether for a joint custody arrangement or short visits. This is challenging in terms of logistics, but creating a new space can also carry all of the emotional weight of the divorce. The decision to tear up what was supposed to be intact gets played out in fights over furniture and favorite toys.
This excellent guide by Hanna Ingber from the New York Times offers help to parents facing this issue. It includes best practices from co-parenting experts and tips from parents who wrote to the Times about how they made it work.