One tip that may be helpful is speaking with the guidance counselor at your child’s school about your divorce so that he or she may help be your eyes and ears while your child is at school. To learn more about early intervention to prevent anxiety disorders in children read, “Divorce and Anxiety in Children… [Read More]
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Remember that your children are 50% of each parent. If you insult or criticize the other parent, you are hurting that part of your child. Every child wants to love both parents. And please don’t discuss your divorce or any other adult issues with your teenager. They may seem grown up to you, but teenagers… [Read More]
As you can see from the article below, there is a name for it, ‘Parental Alienation Syndrome’. You may no longer love or like (you may even hate) your prior spouse, but your children do. Your children are 50% of each of you and if you insult the other parent, you are insulting/hurting your child. … [Read More]
Courts are supporting shared parenting arrangements with both parents significantly involved more and more. As you can see from the article, “After divorce, shared parenting is best for children’s health and development,” the psychological research shows that significant time with both parents profoundly helps your children.
You will always be the parents to your children. Forever. Please remember to keep the adult issues between the adults. Your children have enough to deal with adjusting to life’s changes, so please be careful. I recommend that mediation parents consult with a therapist to learn the best way to tell their children about their… [Read More]