• 1 — Provide a stable schedule.
  • 2 — Pay attention to transitions.
  • 3 — Spend time with your children, doing what they like to do.
  • 4 — Listen to your children’s concerns and questions.
  • 5 — Reassure your children that the divorce is not their fault.
  • 6 — Read books and see movies about divorce that invite conversation.
  • 7 — Practice restraint when you’re upset and your child is around.
  • 8 — Tell your kids the truth about your divorce, sharing only what’s appropriate.
  • 9 — Avoid forcing your kids to take sides.
  • 10 — Just because you feel guilty about getting divorced, don’t coddle your kids.

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