I have just left my son's father (not married) and moved out of state. Currently looking for employment, have great support system.
My song is 20 months, still breastfeeding, attachment parenting, very strong bond with me.
His dad and I are trying to work out an agreement out of court. Is that a bad idea? Is there an agreement that we can just get notarized?
He initially wanted 50/50 custody and joint legal custody, I told him I don't think that 50/50 residential custody is in his best interest especially at this age. He is a good guy, care for my son was 100% my responsibility. He provided financial support, but was not away from the home much. He yells for discipline. Has sole custody of his 10yo daughter.
I am trying to find an agreeable custody arrangement. I don't feel comfortable having my son stay for long periods of time (a week) without me at this age.
He does not want to only travel to me to visit.
He has also been asking about support. As of now I have no job and we are staying with my parents. It is hard for me to come up with what I will need. He has been great about it so far, paying for medicine when my son got sick, etc.
Any helpful suggestions?? Thanks!!!!!!