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Talking To Your Children About Divorce [Infographic]

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Gabriell Thomson

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How To Talk To Your Kids About Divorce

Parenting After Divorce Is Important For Your Children

Divorce is a stressful time for everyone involved, especially children. It's a time in their life when their world is changing, and usually they have no idea why. It can be scary, a time filled with uncertainty and hurt.  As a parent there are different ways you can help your children, talking openly, if the children are old enough to understand, giving plenty of morale and physical support, patience and lots of reassurance can help to make your divorce less unsettling for them.

Times will be tough for you and it's all to easy to use the children as a go-between, but that will have devastating and profound effects on their emotional well-being. Divorce isn't a time to ask or expect your children to take sides and make choices. It's a time when your love, understanding and support is imperative to help your children survive the changes that are happening in their family life.

The infographic below suggests different ways and strategies you can use when Talking To Your Children About Divorce. Read on to find out how explanations, talking and listening skills will be required to ease their pain and help them come to terms with your divorce


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HELPING CHILDREN THROUGH DIVORCE

A basic guide to helping your child deal with divorce.

HOW TO BREAK THE NEWS

You cannot stress, or repeat the following enough:

HOW MUCH INFORMATION TO GIVE YOUR CHILD

KEEPING YOUR KIDS OUT OF THE FIGHT

TALKING TO YOUR CHILDREN ABOUT DIVORCE

SIGNS YOUR CHILD IS STRUGGLING WITH DIVORCE

SIMPLE STRESS RELIEF FOR CHILDREN

It may help keep in mind ways to help children reduce stress. Here are some of the easiest ways to help children lower their stress levels.

DEEP BREATHING

EXERCISE

LAUGHTER

CUDDLING

THE ADVANTAGES OF MEDIATION

Court is an expensive and adversarial method of solving your problems, making it more difficult to shield your children from the emotional fall-out. That's why many parents prefer mediation.

What is mediation?

Preparing for Mediation

WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN COMING UP WITH A PLAN

Every family will be difference, but here are some of the considerations you will probably have to cover in your mediation.

THE ADVANTAGES OF CO-PARENTING

By forming a parenting partnership, it will help your children:

Browell Smith & Co. Solicitors Ltd. Est. 1995

 


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