If you are separating and divorcing from your spouse, your child may be learning to live in multiple places for the first time. The separation or divorce is likely confusing and troubling for your child or children, so you are probably doing everything in your power to ease the emotional strain and make the major life transition as stress-free as possible. Helping your child or children feel comfortable in both environments is one important method of doing so, so here are some helpful tips to get you started.
In our last post, we briefly mentioned the challenges and decisions that military parents face with regard to child custody in divorce. As we noted, sorting out child custody matters is almost always difficult, but it can be especially difficult for military parents facing deployment and frequent relocation.