Talking to some teens about anything, let alone their parents’ impending divorce, can be challenging and, quite honestly, daunting. Your teen will likely have many questions, some of which you may be unable to answer.
Children and Divorce
Just because you and your ex-spouse are no longer together doesn’t mean you can’t co-parent peacefully during the holiday season. There are many ways divorced parents can make the holidays memorable for their children.
Navigating your first (or second, or third) Thanksgiving after divorce will require some extra effort, but that extra effort will be worth it. These six tips will help you get through – and maybe even enjoy – the holiday.
Some of this is old news, some may be new to you. Each one of these is a challenge unto itself, but effective parenting, meaning you, can be the overriding factor in making or breaking your child’s adjustment.
“Nesting” or “Birdnesting” is often used to describe a situation where the children remain in the marital home and the separated or divorced parents move in and out of the home on an alternating schedule.
Parental Alienation is used to describe a situation where a parent who has effectively coached their child into fearing, rejecting, and completely alienating the other parent.
Possibly one of the hardest conversations you might have when it comes to sharing the news about your divorce will be with your adult kids.
Parenting today brings new considerations. Here are a few topics to think about in your separation or divorce: birdnest parenting, supporting transgender and nonbinary kids, covid precautions and marijuana storage.
If you’re going through a divorce, you’re probably wondering how you can effectively co-parent with your former spouse. After all, divorce can be a difficult and emotional time for everyone involved.
Deciding how to handle child-related costs and expenses can be one of the most complicated–and contentious–parts of a divorce settlement.