Putting your Child First After Separation or Divorce
posted on December 12, 2017
Parenting can be difficult at times, whether a child’s parents are together or separated. When separation and divorce is a factor this does not change your child’s basic needs, such as security, stability, and support.
“You can use this guide if you’re making parenting arrangements under the Divorce Act. “Parenting arrangements” are the arrangements parents make for the care of their children after a separation or divorce. This includes arrangements about where the children will live, where they will go to school, their religious education, their medical care, their after school activities and so on.”
If your child is between 9-12 years old, there is an article called the Department of Justice Canada publication What happens next? Information for kids about separation and divorce. This guide helps children understand separations and divorce and to help them express their feelings in a positive way.
This guide is broken down into 6 sections
- What you may be feeling
- What your children may be feeling
- Parenting after separation-focusing on your children
- What is the best parenting arrangement for my child?
- Options for developing parenting arrangement
- Special issues
Click here to view the “guide to parenting arrangements after separation or divorce. How to put your children first.”
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