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www.divorcedparents.co.uk Jill Darcey


How to avoid a disaster for your ch


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On the one day a year your child feels significant put aside any potential tension and work together with your ex to make it special.


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ave you had those moments when you find yourself waking up while you gently hold a particular specialness because it’s your little sweetheart’s birthday today? If you have, you may also have felt the moment you realize your little sweetheart’s bedroom is empty. The reason their bedroom is empty is because you’re a divorced parent and your beloved child is with your Ex. Children celebrating birthdays without you is one of the cold realities we face in parenting post divorce. Of course you’ll hear the warm-fuzzy stories of those that manage to put all differences aside and take the “whole” family out for a picture-perfect day while everyone keeps up appearances for the children. But for most who have been through a divorce, it’s a far cry from reality. It is true that many children have said


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