Protecting the children from the destruction of a litigated, high-conflict divorce by putting kids first, managing emotions, and staying out of court.
Children and Divorce
Divorced parents encounter unique challenges and issues when planning and financing college education for their kids. If cooperation is possible, there are strategies that can help maximize college financial aid and lower the financial burden of college.
Show compassion for your kids if they seem stressed or worried about presents, holiday schedules, or other issues. Assure them that you will help them to navigate through rocky patches and that it’s normal to feel stressed during the holidays.
A more comprehensive and detailed parenting plan will help parents avoid future battles so that parenting disagreements will not escalate into conflicts. Like a peace treaty, a good parenting plan cannot anticipate every possible conflict, but it can identify likely issues and provide a roadmap for handling issues that are not easily resolved.
Parents considering or beginning the process of divorce often torment themselves with the question of whether they ought to stay together for their children’s sake.
Bad marriage and the holidays. It doesn’t exactly put you in the mood to sing Jingle Bells!
Holidays can be times of stress as well as joy – especially if you’re sharing custody of your children. How do you share custody over the holidays without it turning into a nightmare?
Whether you’re in the middle of a divorce or already divorced when your child comes out to you, your responsibility is to be loving and supportive. Here are 7 ways to help.
On top of keeping yourself strong and resilient during your divorce, you’re also going to have to make sure your kids are resilient also.
Divorce can free you up to live a fulfilling life outside of a bad marriage. It can also saddle you with problems that may make that bad marriage look like a walk in the park.