You can do a number of things to help your children adjust to the new situation.
First, establish a new family structure which includes:
Also encourage them to express their feelings :
You can also give them space to grieve:
Offer reassurances whenever possible:
It is also very important to set limits on behaviour:
Protect your children from arguments and violence:
In the PAS Handbook, there is a list of “Tips for Children” to help them survive the separation. Give your children a copy of the tip sheet and discuss each item with them.