new house, for example), you will need to re-visit the rules and make decisions, together, about how they should change.
IMPORTANT: If you have been ordered to pay child support, paying it sends a strong message to your kids that you are committed to taking care of them. Not only does the law require it, but your kids need your financial support in addition to your emotional support!
How Children at Different Ages May Be Affected
Children experience their parents’ split in different ways based on many different factors.
Normal feelings that children may have during the process include:
Fear of abandonment
These feelings may be acted out by:
A drop in school performance
Siding with one parent
Pushing their parents to get back together
While these feelings and actions can be normal, if your kids display extreme