As coParents, we glide through changes relatively easily. For children of divorce, however, even small adjustments require extra special handling.
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Help children succeed at managing the challenges of their two-home family.
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Dr. Jann Blackstone answers a coParent’s question about how to get his kids to like his new place.
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All human beings are resistant to change, especially children. One of the greatest disruptions in a child’s life can be the upheaval caused by divorce.
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There are ways to lessen the impact that a move has on the children.
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Transitions represent a changing of the guard, a letting go of one parent’s hand while reaching to take the other parent’s hand.
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There’s no such thing as a perfect family. Our job as coParents is to take an imperfect situation and smooth out the rough edges as best we can.
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Ritual, routine, and predictability help build a new normal.
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A coParenting relationship, like any other relationship, will only work well if both parents have the same body of information.
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If your kids go back and forth between parents’ homes but their clothes don’t seem to follow, read Dr. Jann Blackstone’s advice in this post!
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My daughter, age eight, has been telling me she does not want to go to her father’s house. When I told her father, he said she tells him the same thing
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Children need to have positive relationships with both parents even if the child prefers one parent over the other.
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Divorce empowers our kids to use the “I’m going to live with dad/mom” card when the going gets tough. Learn tips to better manage this coParenting challenge.
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If you’re divorce or separated, chances are your kids are dividing their time between two homes. Here’s a checklist to help make sure you’re covered.
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