Helping a Child When Parents Divorce

Brodkin, Adele M.
February 2005
Scholastic Parent & Child;Feb/Mar2005, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p33
The article presents information on helping a child when parents divorce. When parents of a four-year-old boy named Jasper, divorced, he was devastated. Changes in his classroom just made things worse. Jasper cries every night for his daddy to tuck him in. He is free to speak to him on the phone as often as he likes, and his father picks him up at least twice a week from school. Since his father moved into a new apartment, Jasper can't tolerate any changes in plans or routines. He'll eat only familiar foods, and nothing else.


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