TITLE

Helping a Child When Parents Divorce

AUTHOR(S)
Brodkin, Adele M.
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Scholastic Parent & Child;Feb/Mar2005, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
15894005

 

Related Articles

  • Infant's Futures Concern Parents.  // USA Today Magazine;Dec89, Vol. 118 Issue 2535, p2 

    Reports on the findings of a survey regarding parental concerns for their children's future.

  • Endangered Children: Experiencing and Surviving the State as Failed Parent and Grandparent. Dominelli, Lena; Strega, Susan; Callahan, Marilyn; Rutman, Debbie // British Journal of Social Work;Oct2005, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p1123 

    The state removes children from 'failed' parents to give them a better experience of parenting. This article examines the role that the state plays as parent to young mothers in care and grandparent to their children, drawing on a small-scale study undertaken in western Canada using grounded...

  • Post-separation parenting and financial arrangements over time. Fehlberg, Belinda; Millward, Christine // Family Matters;2013, Issue 92, p29 

    The article discusses the Family Law Act 1975 for parenting after separation in Australia. The legislation has been amended several times between 2006 and 2008 in order to enhance parental care for children of separated couples. The motive of this law is to increase fathers' engagement with...

  • PUTTING THE KIDS FIRST: CARING FOR CHILDREN AFTER SEPARATION. Robertson, Jeremy; Pryor, Jan; Moss, Janine // Social Policy Journal of New Zealand;Jun2009, Issue 35, p129 

    It is likely that the majority of separating couples make their own arrangements for the care of their children after separation. The aim of the Post Separation Parenting study was to explore how couples make these arrangements for the care of their children, without recourse to the Family...

  • When Kids DON'T DO As You Say. Greenberg, Polly // Scholastic Parent & Child;Feb/Mar2005, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p24 

    The article presents parenting tips in order to make children obedient. Ensuring that your children's needs are met is the key to better behavior. Disobedience is the bane of many parents' lives. Sometimes it helps to step back and look at the situation as if one were a person who's not...

  • A Statewide Study of Neighbors' Knowledge of and Reactions to Physical Child Abuse. Paquin, Gary W.; Ford, Janet // Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare;Dec1996, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p147 

    Neighbors are believed to have an important influence on child abuse prevention and intervention. This article reports the results of a statewide telephone survey of Kentucky (n = 650) which examined the extent to which respondents suspected neighbors of child abuse (9.4%), and had ever taken in...

  • YES, GEORGE--THAT'S MY BABY. Hatch, Orrin // National Review;5/27/1988, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p31 

    Responds to a comment published in the May 13, 1988 issue of the "National Review" journal about the author's initiatives addressing the child care problem in the U.S. Economic need for a mother to work outside the home; Claim made by George Gilder that the author wants traditional families to...

  • Parenting with Patience. Thal, Michael // Daughters;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p14 

    Focuses on a father's experiences in rearing her daughter. Importance of good communication within the family.

  • Caring for Crib Lizards. Hewlett, Sylvia Ann; west, Cornel // American Prospect;1/1/2001, Vol. 12 Issue 1, Special section p17 

    Highlights the antagonism faced by parents in the U.S. as of January 2001. Factors which force parents to work longer hours and take on additional jobs; Ways in which policy makers may help adults who are raising children; Association between absentee parenting and behavioral problems in children.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics