Parents who live separately are frustrated when the other parent is uncooperative. Self-centered Co-parenting is an effective approach for empowering frustrated parents to engage in quality parenting and decision-making that is not dependent on cooperation of the co-parent. Five strategies assist a parent to focus on what is in the parent’s own control to raise a child, engage in problem-solving, and have productive interactions with the other parent. An easy to read format incorporates steps, tips, and examples that helps a parent quickly develop effective practices. Expanded explanation of the underlying concepts are also included.