Knowing is half the battle
It’s one thing to intuitively know that there’s a better way, it’s something different to give people what they need so they can get on board with it. That’s why we’ve developed this website; it’s full of facts, figures, documents, and references that can be used to show others why this critical legislation is so necessary.
In 54 studies performed over the past 40 years, not a single negative result has been discovered about shared custody parenting. In all examples, shared custody parenting produced no change in benefit or introduced positive benefit in every single category measured.
Infants and toddlers are 80% less likely to feel abandoned by a parent later in life in a shared custody environment.
Children between the ages of 0 and 4 showed positive benefit when each parent had at least 35% visitation.
The traditional sole-parent custodial arrangement creates feelings of paternal abandonment in 83 out of every 100 children.
Repeated, extended absences lasting six days or longer created parental estrangement within 1-2 years.
No benefits were found when mothers spent more than 65% of the available time with their children.
Primary care, which includes face to face interaction, is the only type of care that children ascribe to being a “present parent.” Secondary methods such as phone calls, FaceTime, text messaging, and sports team monitoring are not considered meaningful parenting.
Having two parents equally parent doubles a child’s chances of being emotionally, physically, academically, and relationally successful. Traditional single parent custody arrangements increase the risk of development issues by 50%.
Shared parenting and the benefits of shared parenting are achieved regardless of the personal relationship between both parents
Ninety percent of all parents agree that after one year shared custody produced significant benefits for themselves and their children.
Shared parenting, by eliminating inequity and litigation, reduces the chances of conflict between parents by 80%.
Shared parenting improves the relationship between parents.
Shared parenting improves affection towards the mother AND father by equal amounts.