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The OurFamilyWizard calendar simplifies the tasks of tracking parenting time, sharing event details, scheduling holidays, and more. Where standard calendar applications cause miscommunication and conflict, the OFW calendar keeps everyone on the same page with tools designed specifically for co-parents' unique scheduling needs.
Learn how to use these specialised tools for shared parenting schedules, holiday exceptions, parenting time modification requests, and events using the tutorials listed below.
Get familiar with the OurFamilyWizard calendar tools with these frequently asked questions.
Will my co-parent be able to see the parenting schedule I entered?
- Yes. Parenting schedules are shared between co-parents. Additionally, both you and your co-parent are able to update all shared parenting schedules.
What's the easiest way to document exceptions to our regularly scheduled parenting time?
I got an alert that my co-parent created a new event. How do I find it?
Every time your co-parent creates an event on the OFW calendar, you'll receive a System Message that will contain details and a link to view the event. You can find your system messages on the Message Board.
Whether you're sharing the details of a doctor's appointment or are entering this season's football schedule, the OFW calendar makes it easy for parents to inform each other of upcoming events and activities.
Use these tutorials to get a handle on the basics of OFW calendar events:
Accurately documenting your shared parenting time is simple with the OurFamilyWizard parenting schedule tool. Whether your parenting time follows a regularly repeating schedule or is unique from month-to-month, you'll find it easy to keep track of where your child needs to be and when.
Creating your schedule
Schedules created with the parenting schedule tool will be marked by a coloured bar at the top of each day.
Modifying your schedule
If your schedule was entered incorrectly or has been updated since you created it in OFW, you are able to modify an existing parenting schedule to reflect those changes.
With the OFW holiday tool, you can assign both common and custom holidays with ease. And if holiday plans ever create exceptions to your parenting schedule, those updates will be made automatically without any need to modify the schedule directly.
When adding holidays to their shared calendar, parents have the option of assigning one of the pre-programmed 'Common Holidays' or creating their own specific holiday schedule.
Custom holidays can be used for holidays, birthdays, graduations, and whenever your family needs to document one-time changes that have been agreed upon in advance.
Time Swap Tool
The Time Swap tool clarifies parenting time modification requests, minimising confusion and the conflict that stems from miscommunication.