Parenting Post Divorce
Many single parents find that children become unruly after they’re with the other parent. Keep firm boundaries and routines and maintain consistency. Prime your children about the rules and routines before they visit the other parent and remind them again of the rules and routines as soon as they return to you. These steps will keep you, the adult, in charge. Research shows that boundaries and routines help your children feel safe. A little secret that our clients find out: Boundaries and routines help adults too!