${site.data.firmName}${SEMFirmNameAlt} Main Menu
Call Today: 855-805-0595

Raising children after a divorce

39486117_S.jpgRaising children is never an easy task but for Missouri residents who have gotten or are getting divorced, the challenges associated with parenting can be even greater than when they were married. Even after two people are no longer married, they must still find ways to work together for the good of their children. In this way, they are not really able to be full divorced of one another.

As U.S. News and World Report indicates, the way in which divorced parents work together can have a significant impact on their children. Co-parenting requires patience and consciousness to facilitate a positive experience for all. One thing recommended is for each parent to find opportunities to say something nice about the other parent to or around their children. This will not only create a generally positive atmosphere but is one way of letting kids know that it is safe for them to love both parents.

On the flip side, parents should make every effort to avoid saying anything negative about each other in the earshot of their kids. Doing this puts a wedge between them and may make children feel uncomfortable as they naturally want to love both parents and feel positively about them.

Psychology Today adds that another important thing for parents to do is to establish a set of rules that is shared and followed at both homes. In this way, moms and dads can create a united front even when living separately. The more parents can be with in sync each other, the better for the emotional health of the kids.


No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
2015 Top 100 Lawyers - ASLA Lead Counsel Rated Rated By Super Lawyers American Legal Institute | America's Top Attorneys 2016 Nation's Premier Top Ten Ranking 2016 | NAFLA 10 Best 2014-2017 | 4 Years Client Satisfaction | American Institute of Family Law Attorneys ™ Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb The National Trial Lawyers National Association of Distinguished Counsel | Nation's Top One Percent National Academy of Jurisprudence Rue Rating | Best Attorneys Of America | Lifetime Charter Member The National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers | America's Premier Attorneys Law Firm 500 | 2016 Honoree America's Top 100 Attorneys American Jurist Institute Top 10 Attorneys American Jurist Institute Top 10 Attorneys 2017
Stange Law Firm, PC

Stange Law Firm, PC
256 NE Tudor Rd.
Lee's Summit, Missouri 64086

Toll Free: 855-805-0595
Fax: 314-963-9191
Law Office Map