Children and Divorce

CHOOSE to Create PEACE by LIVING PEACEFULLY

I came across this great post on Facebook today, a beautiful and important message by Sean Whalen that I wanted to share. Peace is always a choice…

“This is my ex wife and her husband.
Our 3 kids and their 2 kids.
Tonight they invited me over for dinner.
5 years ago she and I had to have a […]


Single Moms On Facebook And MySpace Warned About Pre-Schooler Pix Online

“Single mothers who put photos of their pre-school kids on their social networking homepages are creating a happy hunting ground for pedophiles.”
The warning comes from Crystal Jacquez, managing editor of Guys and Lies.com, the online back grounding site designed exclusively for women.
“Single mothers almost always do it.” says, Jacquez.  “It’s not only incredibly dangerous but […]


Im Watching You Dad

I came across this beautiful and inspiring video - A must-see for any Dad (or Mom actually).
As I was watching it, I couldnt help think how important this message is especially for divorced parents.
Remember: Your child is watching you.


Earthquake in Zipland Addresses Fears of Children Whose Parents Get Divorced

By STEPHANIE OBLEY 
A new therapeutic tool for helping children deal with divorce may appeal to kids in a way nothing else will – as a computer video game. Earthquake in Zipland debuted last year and is a quest-style game that follows the struggles of Moose, the son of the King and Queen of Zipland, a small […]


It’s Game On For Family Lawyers

SOURCE - ABA Journal 
When Jasmin Watson talks about her divorce, she sounds tired and a little frustrated. Mostly, though, she’s concerned about how her children—ages 9, 11 and 12—are holding up. They’re doing better, she says, thanks in part to a package that arrived in the mail from her attorney.
Inside was a video game called […]


What Divorce Parenting Practices are Most Appropriate for School-Age Children?

It is being said that how bad or how well children go through the divorce depends on how the situation is handled. And believe me when I tell you that there is an appropriate divorce parenting practices for children of any age for them to be healthy, happy and successful despite you’re divorce. It simple […]


Ten Ways To Help Children Through Divorce

By Ed Sherman
Going through a divorce is no fun for anyone, but children are especially vulnerable. Divorce specialist attorney Ed Sherman reveals in his book Divorce Solutions: How to Make Any Divorce Better, the following 10 things you can do to make a big difference in how well your children survive.1. Tell children the […]


Divorce is Not a Game But a New Game Can Help Deal with It

Remember the days when there were books for children on “difficult” topics such as divorce or puberty (you know the ones I’m talking about: “Where do Babies Come From”, “Why is Mommy’s New Friend Sleeping Over”) – those books. They were pretty good, had some decent cartoons, and for the most part did what […]


Study Shows Ritalin Use Doubles in Children of Divorce: But the Question Remains ‘Why?’

When a new study comes out showing that Ritalin use doubles in children of divorce, it is easy to assume the very public perception that divorce is always bad for kids. But is it really that simple?
Below, Professor Lisa Strohschein asks the following question: ‘Is it possible that divorce acts as a stressful life event […]


Parents’ Unexpected Divorce Can Destabilize New College Student’s Life

Embarking upon a college career is a rite of passage. It is a foray into the realm of adulthood; it is a time to test the waters intellectually and emotionally, socially and professionally. But new adults are not immediately minted as soon as the dorm room is set up and the parents have waved good-bye. […]