Divorce can force a former stay at home mom to suddenly be propelled back into the workforce. This can have a devastating effect on the mother who has been planning on staying home with her child. Many women fear that their child may not be cared for as well and thrive at a childcare facility.
When you are working on your child custody plans, it is important to know that virtually all experts agree that children do best when:
(a) their parents get along well; and
(b) the children feel that they are being parented together by both mom and dad, as a team.
There is no easy way to tell your children about divorce. At some time, though, most divorcing parents need to have this uncomfortable and heartbreaking conversation. When preparing to have that talk, experts recommend that you consider the following:
(1) Parents should aim to be together when the children are told about the divorce.
Navigating any divorce can very quickly become complicated and tricky. For parents with an autistic child, this added complication can become particularly overwhelming. The courts are not well-equipped to deal with the specialized needs of children on the spectrum.