When you realized your marriage was headed for divorce, you began to consider ways you might be able to help your children come to terms with idea. A main concern of yours involved telling your kids you'd all be moving to a new home. They really like where they live now, have been at the same school for a long time and have established friendships, as well as participate in various sports and community activities. You don't want to bear the news that all that's about to change.
The good news is you may have another option! Many Colorado parents implement a creative form of co-parenting in divorce known as bird nesting. You can research the topic to determine if you think it may be a viable option in your situation. It definitely doesn't work in all cases; however, if you try it and decide it's not best for your family, you can always ask the court to modify your parenting plan. If you know where to seek support ahead of time, that process needn't be difficult.