Vacuuming. Cleaning your bedroom. Emptying the dishwasher. Mowing the lawn. These are just a few of the many household chores to get done. Who does them in your house? Do the kids help?
It’s certainly not the fairy tale any parent expects to be reading to his or her children before bed, but sometimes the story of divorce must be told. Books and stories about other children’s experiences dealing with a divorce or a separation can be a helpful tool to assist kids in understanding what is happening within their own family, how the process of divorce works, how they are not alone in this experience, and finally, how to talk about their feelings.