While you will likely face numerous challenges while single parenting, there are ways to make this post-divorce transition easier on your child.
Children and Divorce
If you understand the basics of child custody – and you and your ex are willing and able to cooperate for the sake of your children – then you can create a co-parenting plan that makes your kids feel secure, happy, and loved.
Single mothers have the opportunity to teach their children by example. To help ensure it’s a good example, consider these six suggestions.
How to bench your Inner “Kobe Bryant” in order to handle co-parenting competition and jealousy with grace – most of the time, anyway.
What are your options if your ex wants to move out of state with your child after divorce? That will depend on your custody agreement and whether or not you object to the move in court.
You’ve decided to divorce. Now comes the most difficult part of divorce: telling your child about your decision. How you break the news to your child will play a huge role in how well your child adjusts to your upcoming divorce.
A former Family Court Judge, Lawrence R. Jones, offers these tips – and an eye-opening music video – to help you become a better parent and help your children after separation and divorce.
You and your new spouse must help your children to see the positive aspects of their new situation. For example, a blended family offers more family members to love and be loved by your child.
Getting divorced as quickly as possible – while ensuring a fair and workable settlement – will increase peace of mind and reduce stress on you and your family.
Telling your children is one of the most difficult parts of getting a divorce. The tips that follow will help you prepare for this tough conversation.