For a small child, divorce can feel like the loss of a parent or the life that they knew. Although that is not the case, parents often worry about how their child will cope with their separation or divorce and what they can do to help them. The good news is that there are actually several ways to support a young child during this difficult transition.
Parents have the biggest role in making the child's life easier while going through a divorce. Don't give up if you are separated by distance, and don't become discouraged if you miss an important milestone. Remember that your child needs you now more than ever. Here are three simple steps that parents should consider when their young child is coping with separation or divorce.