Divorce and Children: Advice for Parents on Putting Children First

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Divorce and Children: Advice for Parents on Putting Children First is the homepage of Christina McGhee.  Christina is a divorce coach and parent educator.  The focus of her work is on “helping children and families successfully manage the challenges of divorce.”  The focus of much of what Christina does is to help children and families to use the difficult events and circumstances they find themselves in as a result of divorce as a catalyst for positive change.


Divorce and Children is packed full of useful information for divorced and divorcing who desire to help their children adjust.  One of the best features of this page is a collection of resources for parents.  These articles are packed full of great information for parents and cover topics like:

  • Do’s and Don’ts
  • Help Your Children
  • Adjustment Factors
  • Talking to Kids
  • Caring for Self
  • Parent With Your Ex
  • When to Find Help
  • Two Homes
  • Dating
  • Blended Family
  • Alienation Issues

In addition to these articles, you will want to check out Christina’s Facebook page.


This site offers a litany of great advice for parents, and we would recommend it as a great starting point for parents wishing to help their kids deal with divorce.  We appreciate Christian’s focus on children and on trying to find the “silver lining” in a difficult situation.

For more resources and information on divorce, family disruption and modern families please visit our Hope 4 Hurting Kids Divorce and Modern Family Help Center.

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Written by Wayne Stocks
Wayne is the founder and executive director of Hope 4 Hurting Kids. He is a happily married father of four kids with a passion for helping young people who are going through rough times. In addition to Hope 4 Hurting Kids, Wayne previously started I Am A Child of Divorce and Divorce Ministry 4 Kids to help kids who are dealing with the disruption of their parents' relationship. These are now part of Hope 4 Hurting Kids. Wayne speaks frequently at conferences and churches on issues related to helping kids learn to deal with difficult emotions and life in modern families. Wayne lives with his wife, three youngest kids, three dogs and an insane collection of his kids' other pets outside of Columbus, Ohio. In addition to his work with Hope 4 Hurting Kids, Wayne is a partner in a local consulting firm, an avid reader, coaches his son's soccer team and is a proud supporter of Leicester City Football Club (and yes, for those in know, his affinity for the club does predate the 2016 championship). You can reach Wayne at wayne@hope4hurtingkids.com.