Children & Divorce

If you're going through a divorce, your kids will need special attention. Here's the scoop on how to protect them, make them feel loved, and help them through custody issues.

This Stepmom's Viral Photo Captures How Beautiful Co-Parenting Can Be

It's no wonder this awesome glimpse of a happy blended family is racking up likes across social media.

13 Celebrities Talk Co-Parenting

Their relationship may not have lasted, but these celeb couples are still on the same parenting page, and they've got some great advice for other co-parents out there. From Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom's unusual set-up to Jewel's trick for always keeping the peace, these famous exes show that raising kids together can work, even when the relationship doesn't.

Books That Help Explain Divorce to Kids

A great book can help your kids make sense of what's happening -- and the complex emotions they're feeling. Consider one of these for your kiddos.

These Are the U.S. Cities With the Highest and Lowest Divorce Rates

A study of the most and least happy cities in America also revealed where in the country you can find the highest and lowest divorce rates.

8 Tips for Better Co-Parenting After Divorce

Co-parenting with your ex is often the hardest part of divorce. Here, two experts (both divorced moms themselves) share hard-won advice on creating a strong partnership.

What to Consider When Creating a Custody Agreement

Figuring out the best arrangement for you, your ex and most importantly, your children can be challenging. We help you figure out the right approach.

Mom's Powerful Post Pays Tribute to a Rather Unlikely Person: Her Ex

This ex-couple has co-parenting down to a science, but it didn't come easily. Still, this mom wants other former couples to know, it can happen if they "stop making excuses" and "come together" for their kids.

Explaining Shared Custody to Kids

Get our expert's best tips on how to explain shared custody to kids of any age.

This Mom Thanked Her Ex-Husband's New Girlfriend on Facebook & It's Awesome

This mom's praise and appreciation for her ex's new girlfriend is #goals.

How to Prep Your Children for a Pregnancy with a New Partner

We've got eight tips for making your pregnancy announcement with a new partner go smoothly for your children from previous relationships.

Dad's Post Sets People Straight About Why He Still Does Nice Things for His Ex-Wife

This dad is putting his personal stuff aside to show his boys how to treat women.

How to Talk to Kids About Divorce

How do explain that mommy and daddy are getting a divorce? Betsy Brown Braun, author of "Just Tell Me What to Say," reveals the sensitive way you can bring up difficult change in family life.

This Is the Time of Year Couples Are Most Likely to Get Divorced

A new study identifies the two months of the year couples are most likely to throw in the towel on their relationships.

With Brad & Angelina Divorcing, What Happens to the Kids?

Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt after two years of marriage and is seeking FULL custody of their six children.

Pediatricians Can Help Kids Deal With Their Parents' Divorce

More than one million kids' parents split each year, and your family doc can help them cope.

Study: Kids Who Lose a Parent to Death or Divorce Are More Likely to Smoke and Drink

Could losing a parent lead to bad behavior in teens? A new study found that kids with an absent parent are more likely to smoke and drink. Here's how to minimize the risk.

5 Things Co-Parenting Families Can Do to Make Back-to-School Season Easier

It's important for co-parenting families to streamline communication and establish the kids' schedule ahead of a busy school year. Family law experts share practical tips to help parents start the school year on the same page.

This Mom's Inspiring First-Day-of-School Photo Shows Co-Parenting at Its Best

Successful co-parenting isn't easy, but it's possible, according to this mom.

Mom's Message to Ex's New Girlfriend Goes Viral, Shows Us What Co-Parenting Is All About

Payton has more people to love her this way, and what more could a mother ever want for her child?

You Go, Girl! Jana Kramer's Sweet Father's Day Post Is Co-Parenting #Goals

Kramer's sweet message to her estranged husband Mike Caussin on Father's Day celebrates the love the parents share for their baby girl, and it's perfect.

How to Tell Your Kids That You're Getting a Divorce

Try these tips to help you have this difficult conversation with your kids.