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.

9 Rules to Make Joint Child Custody Work

We asked our experts for their best rules for making shared child custody work for you, your ex, and your kids.

Age-by-Age Guide to What Children Understand About Divorce

How to discuss divorce with your child at any age.

Making a Child Comfortable in Two Homes

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.

11 Rules for Helping Your Child Deal With Divorce

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.

Easing the Pain of Divorce

Kids of all ages find it painful and confusing when Mom and Dad break up.

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.

Discipline After Divorce

Here's why setting limits and sticking to them is even more important when you're a single parent.

When Parents Are Separated

Learn how to help your kids cope when you and your spouse are going through a separation.

Shared Custody, Different Rules

Many kids shuttle back and forth between Mom and Dad. We help you cope with a child who balks at your set of rules.

These Divorced Parents Thanking Their Ex's New Spouses Will Give You All the Feels

Grab the tissues--this sweet video is sure to cue the waterworks!

Staying Close With Your Ex

A mother discovers that divorce doesn't mean the end of a relationship.

Divorce Dilemmas

It's not a piece of cake, but our advice can make splitting up less stressful.

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.

Dealing with Divorce

Create a smoother and easier transition for your child.

Helping Your Child Deal with the Aftermath of Divorce

Smart strategies for helping your little one cope with the aftermath of a divorce.

How to Handle Kids' Questions about Divorce

How single parents can handle their children's tough questions about what makes a family.

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.

Amicably Maintaining Custody Agreements

Jan Faull, MEd, on how to maintain a custody agreement with an uncooperative ex-spouse.

How to Tell Your Kid

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.

Angelina Jolie Doesn't Cry in Front of Her Kids. I Think That's a Big Mistake.

Do you cry in front of your kids as I do, or keep your emotions hidden like Angelina Jolie?

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.