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Check out this child centered divorce support network created by Rosalind Sedacca. Various resources for post-divorce parenting. This website includes articles, tools, tips and more. Also, check out Rosalind’s guidebook on how to tell your kids about the divorce.
Check out this article by Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S. It includes helpful tips on what to say to your children. For example, “Start with a loving message, then give the difficult news, then make reassuring comments and end with another loving statement.” (Liana Lowenstein)
Check out steptalk.org which is full of venting step parents addressing their day to day concerns about caring for their step children. Check out their list of forums, including adult stepchildren issues, stepparent rights, teenage stepchildren and more!
This is a fantastic website for co-parenting. It will help you save time and energy and keep you organized. You can create a central place to store and organize all of your family information and there is a community of other parents to ask questions and exchange tips.
When you are getting ready to begin a new chapter in your life, no matter what that might be (a new job, a relationship, the loss of someone important, etc), it will probably be filled with some level of fear … Read More