Divorces are particularly hard on kids. They essentially have to start a new way of life, and many children don't take kindly to drastic changes in their routines -- especially young children. It's difficult enough on them knowing their parents won't be living together with them, let alone when their parents can't agree on where and with whom, exactly, they're going to be living. Child custody battles in Alabama can be brutal on kids, particularly, when one parent wants to move the kids to a new location entirely.
Divorce is immensely difficult for all parties involved, and sometimes divorcing spouses do and say things that they otherwise wouldn't.
Just as parents in Alabama experience a wide range of emotions when dissolving a marriage, children can also have various reactions. This is especially true when child custody is one of the parents' biggest areas of contention. For example, some children might be angry, whereas others might feel more sadness. A few tips may help parents in Alabama to help their children as the parents navigate through divorce proceedings.
Deciding to get a divorce in Alabama is usually a difficult decision no matter how long a couple has been married. It is also typically challenging for parents who have to address matters related to child custody as part of their divorce proceeding. However, in addition to impacting the parents, the divorce process can have a particularly massive impact on the children.
Even with the chilly weather our region experienced last week, one thing keeps people (especially kids) happy; the prospect of spring break and warm weather right around the corner. With that, many families are making plans for when kids will be out of school. This can be an uneasy time for divorced and separated parents, especially those who are going through the process for the first time.