Archive for the ‘Co-Parenting’ Category
Good communication is essential when raising children and is especially important during a divorce.
According to Joseph Nowinski, writing for the Huffington Post, a study showed that children who were able to talk to their parents about divorce and ask them questions were able to cope with the situation in a more effective way. (more…)
While divorce is hard on the two individuals who are splitting up, its impact on children can be just as great if not greater.
Many couples have done their best to put the focus of their divorce and their post-divorce lives on their children, but this is easier said than done. This is part of the reason why a California city is introducing co-parenting classes. (more…)
Divorce is hard on every member of the family but often times the parents of the couple that is splitting up are overlooked.
While the focus in any divorce should certainly be on any children that are involved and the couple themselves, it is important to recognize that divorces can be hard on the parents of the divorcing individuals as well. This can be especially true if one is close with their child’s ex-spouse. (more…)
While divorces can inspire anger and resentment towards one’s spouse, it is important that those with children keep their offspring in the forefront of their mind while dissolving their marriage.
Dr. Eva M. Selhub, writing for the Huffington Post, says that often times during a divorce children cope with fear and confusion. These feelings can be exacerbated when the parents invert the relationship by leaning on the children for support and comfort or when the kids are used in the divorce, according to Selhub. (more…)