Madonna and Guy Ritchie's split is all over the Internet, tabloids and television. While I'm sure it's hard on the material girl, I assume it's far more taxing on her tots — Lourdes, Rocco and David. My parents are married, but many of my friends whose parents have split still talk about the time they found out that their mom and dad's union was ending.

As divorce affects so many families, this is an issue people continue to encounter. How did you tell your children you were getting divorced? Or how did your parents break the news to you?