Kids will most likely start misbehaving when their parents are going through a divorce. Parents are so concentrated on the divorce that they tend to forget that their children are also going through a tough time. There are a few key things that you should make sure your child knows while going through a divorce to help them through this time. The first thing is to let your child know that they are accepted, that they are a main priority because their sense of belonging is now shattered. Secondly you should always make sure that their schedule stays almost exactly the same, to the best of your ability, they are already going through a big change and it’s always nice to have some stability. Thirdly, make sure that your children are aware that none of what’s going on is their fault. Kids tend to blame themselves when it comes to divorce, whether it’s for misbehaving, or not do their chores, kids will find a way to blame themselves. Lastly, kids need to be kids. Do not force them to grow up because of yours and your spouses problems. Children should not be dealing with adult issues. Divorce is an extremely tough time for everyone involved and these small simple steps could be enough to keep your kids on track in life.
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