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Parenting after divorce: 10 ways to make your custody arrangement less stressful for your kids

Relationships are an important part of our life and the life would not be the same even if one of the relationships breaks. However with time it is possible that some relationships become different and even break due to different reasons. Divorce can be hard for both husband and wife and most of the times it is difficult to be around each other after the divorce. But if the couple had kids then they have to learn to control their emotions before the young ones as they do not want to hamper their future.

The impact of parent’s divorce is most on the kids as they find it difficult to adjust to the whole situation because it is too painful when it comes to live with only parent and see the other on holidays or weekends. Both the parents have to make sure to make things easy for their kids and help them to deal with the whole situation. There are many ways in which parents can make it easy for the kids.

  • If you ever make plans with your kid after the custody has been settled then be there on time. Expectations of a child from his parents are always high and they become even higher when they do not live together so try not to break your kid’s heart.
  • Make sure you know the schedule of the kids better than they do so you do not miss any important event.
  • Talk and discuss about the daily routines with your ex- wife or husband so that there is no confusion whatsoever.
  • Never disrespect your ex before your kids as they are watching your very move.
  • Even if you hate your ex partner never infuse the same feelings in your children as that is not good on your part plus not a good lesson for the kids.
  • Try and do not underrate the backpack of your children.
  • You may have issues with your ex partner but you must keep them with you and do not try to compete with him or her on every occasion.

  • It is good to share feelings and emotions with your children but you must know when to stop.
  • It is the fight between you and your spouse so do not use your children in middle
  • Overwhelming the children with a long list of questions is a bad thing to do so avoid it.

Dr Prem Jagyasi and Team

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