Effects of Divorce on Children
5 Ways to Protect Your Kids from the Nastiness and Heartbreak
You don’t need me to tell you how hard divorce is on your kids.
You already know, and it’s absolutely no help to your little people for you to be curled into a shame ball about how it might hurt their confidence, learning and social development.
You getting stuck in shame isn’t going to make your family happy again, or protect your kids from the effects of seeing the two most important people in their world fighting and distant.
So by the power vested in me as a woman who has spent her fair share of time curled into a shame ball over screwing up her marriage, I hereby absolve you of all that embarrassment.
You’re doing the best you can under the circumstances, and clearly you love your kids, or you wouldn’t be reading this blog.
You’re a good mom doing your best for them.
You probably left your marriage at least partly because you thought it was best for your kids.
Here’s something important to think about: there are things you can do to ease your kids’ transition, to save them additional heartbreak.Read More›