Coping with Divorce

Divorce and separation are tough on every family, but there are ways to make this trying time easier for you and your children.

Co-Parenting? Here Are 4 Reasons to Appreciate That Time Without Your Kids

Not having your kids with you because of a co-parenting schedule can be difficult, especially during the pandemic. I've been doing it for three years and here's my advice on how to stay happy and sane.
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My Painful Divorce Only Made Me Want to Get Remarried Even More

After my troubling divorce, I had to adjust to life as a single mother to a 2-year-old daughter. It wasn't easy. But in the back of my mind, I knew I wanted to find love again and, once I did, I took the leap into a second marriage. After someone questioned why I would do it again, I felt stronger in my resolve.
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3 Ways to Get Divorce Right, According to Real Moms

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. 
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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.
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More Coping with Divorce

Age-by-Age Guide on the Effects of Divorce on Children

Learn how to discuss divorce with your child at any age based on their understanding of the situation and the impact it will have on their life. 
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9 Rules to Make Joint Child Custody Work

Creating a peaceful shared parenting plan — that also works with everyone's schedule — is no small feat. We asked our experts for their best rules for making joint child custody work for you, your ex, and your kids.
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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.