If you want to move on after divorce emotionally, ask yourself these five questions to start assessing where you are now. If you skip the self-assessment phase, you risk making the same mistakes in your next relationship.
Co-Parenting after Divorce
Be sure to establish an open dialogue with your teen so they can discuss the stresses in their life and brainstorm solutions with you.
If you feel hurt or angry about something one of them says or does, remember that becoming part of a blended or stepfamily wasn’t the children’s choice. Here are 9 tips for how to be a loving, supportive stepmother.
Planning a family vacation as newly divorced a single parent is a far cry from the vacations you planned as in intact family.
If you’re a custodial parent dealing with child discipline on your own, this guide is for you.
Despite the proof of single parenting’s harmful effects and the many benefits of shared parenting, critics continue to oppose shared custody. Here’s why children of divorce benefit from growing up with both parents.
Divorce is an adjustment for everyone in the family, especially the children. Parents should be concerned about the emotional impact of their divorce on their children.
Studies have shown that children who dedicate 35 percent or more of their time to each with each parent have deeper bonds and a better relationship with both parents.
Protecting the children from the destruction of a litigated, high-conflict divorce by putting kids first, managing emotions, and staying out of court.
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.