This time of year, parents are busy getting their school age children ready for the upcoming school year. Preparations include shopping for school supplies and buying all the books they may need. In the context of separation and divorce, there are some additional ways to prepare your children for going back to school.
In his article, "Tips for Kids Going Back to School after a Divorce", Harry Munsinger, a collaborative lawyer and licensed psychologist, describes seven useful tips for parents and teachers. Some of the tips include informing teachers of the home situation, utilizing the school's resources (such as guidance counselors), establishing a "coordinated schedule" between homes and more. Read the entire article here.