Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

After Divorce: Setting New Rules for Kids

ImagePublished January 2013: Mom.Me

After Divorce: Setting New Rules for Kids
How to set the same boundaries in different households

Article Excerpt:

Establishing rules for one household is difficult for many families, but when divorce occurs, establishing new rules for both households can be even more challenging. “One of the biggest challenges for split families is consistency,” said Jamie Rishikof, Massachusetts-based licensed psychologist. Continue reading

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Do Arguing Parents Affect Young Kids?

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Do Arguing Parents Affect Young Kids?
Forget the fight: Learn how to respectfully disagree

Article Excerpt:

Disagreements are a way of life: It’s inevitable that you and your spouse will verbally disagree, and just as inevitable that your child will come into contact with one of those disagreements. However, when disagreements turn into arguments that consist of yelling and name-calling, it can drastically influence your child’s well being. Continue reading

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