From MU Extension at the University of Missouri-Columbia, “Activities for Helping Children Deal With Divorce” suggests a multitude of activities that parents can do with their children to “help them work through their feelings, concerns and frustrations regarding the divorce.” Though specifically designed for parents, these activities can generally be done by any caring adult with a child of divorce.
By way of introduction, the article explains:
The process of divorce is a challenging life transition for both parents and children. During a divorce, children often feel a variety of conflicting emotions. Parents should provide their children with understanding and support. This guide aims to help parents support their children and help them work through their feelings, concerns and frustrations regarding the divorce.
Specific details and ideas are included for each of the types of activities which include: Continue reading