Divorce Is Hard, but These Items Have Made Living in 2 Homes Easier For My Kids
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Divorce is no walk in the park. Even after the dust settles and new routines have been established, children of divorced parents must adapt to life in two homes. "Whose house am I at tonight?" and "Whose turn is it on Thanksgiving this year?" become routine questions and the answers are hard to keep up with — for everyone. My own kids have finally gotten the hang of the 50-50 custody schedule; I think they're fully adjusted to life after divorce. They have accepted that there will be no Parent Trap reunion in our future, and they have taken accountability for the transfer of their belongings from home to home. It wasn't always easy, but nothing rewarding ever is.
I've been a divorced mom of three kids for nine years now, and I've finally learned exactly what we need to make the transitions between my house and my ex's house smoother. Here are some of the products we use that help ease the challenges that are unique to kids in divorced homes.