For many reasons, an increasing number of American children are living with their grandparents. Indiana has certainly seen this growing shift in households, as well as the obstacles often presented when making such major family changes. For grandparents and children alike going through this life chapter, there are resources to look toward that can help ease the stress of the transition.
As a father, you may think twice about asking your spouse for a divorce. Even if you know it's the best thing for your future, you may have concerns about the impact it will have on your relationship with your children.
The freedom that can come with the long, lazy days of summer often seems to come to an end too soon, at least for school-aged children. For their parents, however, the back-to-school season can often be a welcome thing as the school year provides a nice cadence of structure to their children's lives. While this can be true for divorced parents these moms and dads may face special challenges when trying to help their kids prepare for the summer-to-school transition.
Indiana residents who get divorced while their chidren are still young know that they will need to help their children manage emotionally through the changes that the divorce might bring. The level of support needed does not only last while the divorce is in process but continues afterwards as well. One big change kids may face is an adjustment in their extended family relationships.