Frost & Beck PC
Call today to speak with an accomplished family law attorney.
Phone: 303-731-6227

Some divorced couples find co-parenting success with nesting

When a couple divorces in Colorado, it can be extremely difficult for everyone involved. However, a divorce can especially take a toll when there are children involved. When both parents continue to share parenting duties after the split, the children are forced to divide their time between two households and this adjustment is not easy for many families. However, some parents are adapting a new way of co-parenting that aims to take the burden of change off of their children.

According to Psychology Today, the practice referred to as “nesting” is when the children remain in the family home and the parents take turns staying there with them. When each parent is not with the children, he or she stays at a different residence. Some people may have separate homes that they stay at, while others may choose to share an abode.

Obviously, cost is a factor when determining if this type of arrangement is appropriate. Paying for multiple residences may not be feasible for everyone. However, some of those costs may be offset by not having to outfit separate residences with all of the belongings that children need.

As the Huffington Post points out, one huge advantage to nesting is that it minimizes any interruption to the lives of the children. Schedules and routines can remain the same. It also very fair for both parents, as each has equal access to the children and to the family home that most likely was purchased together. While not for everyone, nesting can be a way to ensure that the needs of the children remain front and center during a very difficult time.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
begin a consultationbegin a consultation

Contact us now to set up a case evaluation:

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

Recent Blog Posts


#############getting infomation failed. is: 500 SSL upgrade failed: SSL connect attempt failed with unknown error error:14077410:SSL routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:sslv3 alert handshake failure

Centennial Office
6898 South University Blvd., Suite 110
Centennial, CO 80122

Toll Free: 866-604-2791
Phone: 303-731-6227
Fax: 303-648-5874
Centennial Law Office Map

Denver Office
44 Cook St.
Denver, CO 80206

Toll Free: 866-604-2791
Phone: 303-731-6227
Map & Directions

Boulder Office
4450 Arapahoe Ave.
Suite 100
Boulder, CO 80303

Toll Free: 866-604-2791
Phone: 303-731-6227
Map & Directions