It's not easy at all, but it is possible to heal, it is possible to survive, and it is possible to thrive after divorce. I asked some of the experts whose podcasts, research and articles helped me move forward to offer their best piece of advice. I'm so excited to share with you what they have kindly sent me! I hope it helps you and your kids as much as it helped me.
New research has shown that being in love is actually incredibly similar to drug addiction. As a single parent, handling the pain of a breakup is tough. A lot of us have been led to believe that time will heal our broken hearts. If we just keep busy with the kids and work it will get better. The truth is--it does and it doesn't.
One of the reasons divorce is hard on our kids is because of the way children think at certain ages. Young children see things from a limited, self-focused perspective.This is why it's so important that we as parents address the questions our children have--the spoken and unspoken ones.
I am a solo parent, a homeschooler and a freelance writer. Even though I'm with my kids a lot, some days it feels like I'm just rushing around doing tasks and not really "with" my kids at all. There's housework to be done, I've got clients to deal with, and when you're homeschooling there's that… Continue reading Catching tiny moments — How busy parents can build fantastic relationships with our children