Divorce: How to tell your kids
5 important things to do/think about/remember when first sitting down to tell your kids that their parents are divorcing
Divorce: 7 things kids want their parents to remember
Separation and divorce are hard on everyone involved. Here are 7 reminders from a child’s perspective about what is important to them.
When should we tell the kids that we are getting a divorce?
There is no “perfect time” for this conversation, but this article offers tips about how to carefully choose choose when to tell your child about separation/divorce.
Book Review: 2 books about divorce for parents
Parents ask about books on divorce a lot. I love to recommend books, too, because there is SO much good information available. I encourage every parent I work with to purchase books on divorce for their kids, and to read one for themselves, too.
Book Review: Books about divorce for kids
No matter what the topic, reading a relevant book can help parents navigate through tough times. They are helpful partly because books give us guidance on important concepts to cover, and a script to follow, but also because the pictures give our kids a concrete visual image to go along with our words. Today's post is a list and brief summary of some of my favorite books on divorce for younger kids.
Book Review: Mama and Daddy Bear’s Divorce
When parents of young children divorce, explaining the concept of divorce is often a great challenge. Books can help with this, in part because they give parents a script to follow, concepts to go along with the words, and pictures that give kids a concrete visual image to go along with the words. Mama and Daddy Bear's Divorce, by [...]