Parents who work together and make the best decisions for their child are better off than when a court imposes an order on the family. With that goal in mind, look for a parenting expert or coach in your city. There are also many valuable resources available to you including co-parenting classes and co-parenting books. Finally, don't forget to talk to an attorney in your city for a resource list and tips on how to navigate this process!
Many freelancers have to enter into contracts with their clients. A basic agreement can be made explaining the work that will be done as well as payment terms and other important details. While it's best to meet with a lawyer, the following is to show the advantagess of working with a proposed timeline.
As a former perfectionist, I remember spending a ridiculous amount of time writing down big, lofty goals that described me 'crushing it' in the future. I wanted to win Oscars, Nobel Peace Prizes, be a Pulitzer Prize Winning novelist... all at the same time. Which is comical and adorable in how ambitious it is. But COMPLETELY unrealistic.