It’s an oft asked question, “My husband and I have recently divorced. I swore this would not happen, but it has. We have 3 children. What can I do to help my kids through this process so they won’t be messed up?

Sound familiar?

We know that parents in the midst of divorce worry about the effects it can have on their children. As loving parents it’s a valid concern. However, there are things that can be done.

  • Try to work things out with the other parent in an amicable manner
  • Do not trash the other parent to the children
  • Be sure not to put the children in the middle of it

Want a few more? Watch the video for more insights on helping children through the effects of divorce.

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Written by FamilyLife Canada