Expert Tips on Easing Children Through Divorce Transition

Unfortunately, divorce is hard on children.

But there are things parents can do to make it easier on them.

One expert suggests:

  • Both parents should look happier than before and avoid discordant demeanors around the children. Don’t rush to shed the wedding ring(s).

  • Give children frequent reassuring hugs and soothing physical contact. The nontimesharing parent should have some contact with the children on days the child is with the other parent.

  • Keep angry and sarcastic voices out of earshot of the children.

  • Make sure both parents share in the children’s major events.

  • Be positive.

Read more in this [Vancouver, Canada] Province news article: Helping your child feel secure and loved through divorce.