All children react to a divorce differently, and it is important to help your child through whatever they might be feeling. This page is here to help you and your family through it!
Resources and Guides
Every divorce will affect the kids involved — and many times the initial reaction is one of shock, sadness, frustration, anger, or worry. But kids also can come out of it better able to cope with stress, and many become more flexible, tolerant young adults. (Kids Health)
Extensive guide of articles, blogs, podcasts, and more for divorced and separated parents. (Radical Parenting)
Coordinating schedules. Divvying up holidays. Shuffling kids between houses. Sharing child custody isn't always easy, especially when you're trying to agree with someone you couldn't stand being married to. The good news: "Studies show that shared-custody situations work best when both parents are cooperative, respectful, agree on shared custody, and manage their emotions..." (parents.com)
It's no shocker that the breakup of your marriage is tough on your kids. Parents.com has some tips to show you how to lend comfort -- not confusion -- to an already difficult situation.