divorce and separation are tough on every family, but there are ways to make this trying time easier for you and your children.
We asked our experts for their best rules for making shared child custody work for you, your ex, and your kids.
How to discuss divorce with your child at any age.
It can be tough for kids to get used to the idea of having two places to call home. Here's how to help them make the adjustment.
It's no shocker that the breakup of your marriage is tough on your kids. We'll show you how to lend comfort -- not confusion -- to an already difficult situation.
Kids of all ages find it painful and confusing when Mom and Dad break up.
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.
Here's why setting limits and sticking to them is even more important when you're a single parent.
Learn how to help your kids cope when you and your spouse are going through a separation.
Many kids shuttle back and forth between Mom and Dad. We help you cope with a child who balks at your set of rules.
Grab the tissues--this sweet video is sure to cue the waterworks!
A mother discovers that divorce doesn't mean the end of a relationship.
It's not a piece of cake, but our advice can make splitting up less stressful.
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.
Create a smoother and easier transition for your child.
Smart strategies for helping your little one cope with the aftermath of a divorce.
How single parents can handle their children's tough questions about what makes a family.
More than one million kids' parents split each year, and your family doc can help them cope.
Jan Faull, MEd, on how to maintain a custody agreement with an uncooperative ex-spouse.
Broaching the topic of divorce with your children can be extremely difficult. We've got suggestions on how to reassure your child as you deal with this emotional topic.
Do you cry in front of your kids as I do, or keep your emotions hidden like Angelina Jolie?
It's not always easy raising children with your ex, but these parents navigate the awkwardness for their kids. Here, they share how to make co-parenting work.