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Children’s Books on Divorce

Children’s Books on Divorce

  Check out these wonderful children’s books about divorce and blending families, to read with your child:     Reading together is a special time for any child and therefore a perfect opportunity to address issues around your divorce in a relaxed atmosphere. Encourage your child to voice opinions and ask questions as you progress […]

5th June 2015 | By More
Child Protection Week

Child Protection Week

This week is Child Protection Week (1-7 June 2015) Is your child protected from the horrors of your divorce?                               C: Consider and respect everyone’s feelings of anxiety, disappointment, fear, uncertainty, anger, resentment etc., during the divorce process, not only your […]

1st June 2015 | By More
Divorce & Celebs: How their parents’ divorce affected them

Divorce & Celebs: How their parents’ divorce affected them

Nicole Richie: “When my dad divorced my mom, it was kind of like him leaving me also.”       Isla Fisher: “You can’t underestimate how traumatic divorce is for the children. When your parents divorce, it makes you grow up fast. I’d urge parents to strongly consider working things out. I’d work things out […]

25th May 2015 | By More
Divorce can be toxic to childhood

Divorce can be toxic to childhood

British writer and education consultant, Sue Palmer, writes in her book Toxic Childhood, that children with divorced parents perform significantly worse than others, on academic tests. They display more conduct problems, poorer psychological adjustment, lower self-esteem and weaker social relationships. This is reflected in tears and tantrums, regression to immature behaviour and “the all-too familiar […]

20th March 2015 | By More
3 Major Perks Of My Parents’ Divorce

3 Major Perks Of My Parents’ Divorce

I was recently at a dinner party among people I didn’t know very well (note to self: stop doing that), when the topic somehow turned to grown children of divorce. One of the guests made a comment along the lines of how she thought it made total sense that children of divorce would grow up […]

19th March 2015 | By More