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'What If We Lived In Two Houses?' Talking Kids Through Divorce

'What If We Lived In Two Houses?' Talking Kids Through Divorce

Update: 2019-03-182
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Even the most amicable split is world-changing for young children. Here are a few key tips for grown-ups trying to help their kids navigate this big transition.
- Give children as much heads-up as you can — as soon as you've made a definite decision to split up.
- It's a grown-up problem. Don't share details that will confuse your child or hurt your partner.
- Don't fear the big feelings or the "pajama truth-bomb."
- It's good for kids to talk about a separation — even when it may be painful for adults to hear.
- Make sure your kids know that not everything will change.
- Keep routines, and toys, consistent, even if they're traveling from one home to another.
- Look back together on the good memories.
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faith bwire

Oh this is so helpful when you think they are not affected most of them are forced to grow up.... Our minds function the same we need to process all and progress this to be well holistically thank you for sharing this

May 18th
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'What If We Lived In Two Houses?' Talking Kids Through Divorce

'What If We Lived In Two Houses?' Talking Kids Through Divorce

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