The following article was written by Mike McCurley for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers:
Divorce is never easy on kids, but there are many ways parents can lessen the impact of their break-up on their children:
- Never disparage your former spouse in front of your children. Because children know they are “part mom” and “part dad,” the criticism can harm the child’s self-esteem.
- Do not use your children as messengers between you and your former spouse.The less the children feel a part of the battle between their parents, the better. Read more