Divorce can be an emotionally complicated and trying time, especially when there are children involved. Here’s a list of helpful tips from a family lawyer to help you be the best parent possible during this difficult time.
When families separate, many parents quickly start dating again; in most cases, one or both parents will marry or cohabitate with a romantic partner at some point post-divorce. Here’s how to help children of divorce adjust to becoming part of a stepfamily.
If you have fought in front of your children, or have said negative things to them about your ex, it's not too late to do the right thing.
The holidays will be different than they were when you were all still living together in the same home – not better or worse, just different. Here are a few tips to make the best of your new situation.
Stepparents play a significant role in cultivating a well-adjusted stepfamily. Fifty stepchildren of different ages were asked to give advice to stepparents; here’s a summary of what they said.
It’s impossible to avoid conflict completely, but you can learn to control it. Here are nine useful tips for reducing the harmful effects of conflict during and after divorce.
When parents split up, the family changes – and these changes can be very painful for the children. Here’s an explanation of the most common effects of divorce on young children, as well as some proactive steps you can take to ensure that your kids grow up to be happy, healthy adults.
If you believe your children will be unaffected by your divorce, you'll be surprised to learn that all children of divorce suffer emotional injuries. So the question is not whether they'll be hurt, but how badly they'll be hurt. Here's how to minimize the damage.
Using a storybook format to break the news to your children in a loving way.
Is shared parenting better for children than sole custody? Successful shared parenting benefits both children and parents, but it is not appropriate for all families. Here are the pros and cons of shared parenting after divorce.
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