Co Parenting Help MNThe divorce rate in Minnesota as well as the rest of the country remains high. This means that children all across the state are dealing with broken families and frequent Post-Divorce Parenting Mistakes. Parents are too often falling into poor habits that result in significant problems for the children. With the assistance of an Experienced Mediator or Parenting Consultant, Burnsville, MN parents can get help with developing strategies to overcome parenting mistakes that are far too common after divorce. AMS Mediation provides a Toolkit for Successful Separate Parenting after a divorce or break-up including Parenting Classes.

Post-Divorce Parenting Mistakes

The majority of parents want to provide a healthy environment for the best interest of the child. Unfortunately, it is far too common for recently divorced parents to make Post-Divorce Parenting Mistakes that create significant problems for their children.

  • Using the child as a pawn to get even with the ex-spouse
  • Turning birthday parties, family events, holidays and school activities into a pressure cooker
  • Developing an unhealthy dependency on your child for support and companionship
  • Being too emotionally needy around the child
  • Forcing a child into a situation where they have to choose sides in a disagreement
  • Overindulging the child with material gifts out of your own guilt

Strategies to Overcome Parenting Mistakes After Divorce

Developing strategies to Overcome Parenting Mistakes made after divorce is vitally important for your family. The following tips may help to put you on the right track with Separate Parenting Post-Divorce:

  • Have a discussion with your ex to formulate a plan in the best interest of the children
  • Enlist the help of an experienced parenting consultant
  • Negotiate an agreed upon role for extended family members
  • Make an agreement with your ex-spouse to never speak disrespectfully about the other party in the presence of the children
  • Get involved in parenting education classes
  • Communicate honestly with our former partner in matters involving your child’s development
  • Agree upon consistent boundaries for the children while in the care of either parent

Topics Covered During Parenting Education Classes

  • How to talk to children about divorce
  • Rebuilding trust and dynamics of change
  • Anger management issues
  • Impact conflict has on a child
  • Child’s needs and perspectives by age
  • What is a healthy parenting environment?
  • Communication skills
  • Common parenting mistakes
  • Strategies and best practices for parenting after divorce

Experienced Mediator and Parenting Consultant

AMS Mediation can provide assistance with correcting Parenting Mistakes Post-Divorce. We offer Burnsville, MN area families with resources including Mediation Services and Parenting Education Classes for developing Strategies to Avoid or Overcome Parenting Mistakes After Divorce.

Contact AMS Mediation for help with Avoiding or Overcoming Parenting Mistakes After Divorce by calling (952) 252-1492.


The safety of clients, ourselves, and colleagues is our top priority while we remain available to assist you as you navigate the new and uncharted territory caused by the coronavirus pandemic.


Offering All Services Virtually

While providing virtual ADR services was not part of our plan, we have made the necessary accommodations to ensure we can continue to serve our clients during these unsettling times. All services are currently available through virtually. We are using Zoom for videoconferencing. We suggest that you download this app to your phone or the program to your computer at


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We have resumed limited in-person services for sessions with 1 or 2 participants scheduled for a maximum of 2 hours. Masks are required in our building and in session. Availability is subject to change based on local regulations and CDC guidelines.


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We offer free 1-hour divorce consultations via Zoom. Potential PC and PTE clients are invited to schedule a free 15-minute phone call. Please call 952.252.1492 to set up an appointment. We are here to help!

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we all continue to adapt to these rapidly changing and chaotic times. Stay strong, stay resilient, and stay healthy!


Amber Serwat & Gabe Frye
ADR Professional & ADR Assistant

Divorce Mediation & Dispute Resolution Services - Amber Serwat Mediation

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