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Divorce can be wrenching when kids are involved, but there’s a lot you can do to help children cope. If you’re a parent dealing with divorce, try to remember your child needs you now more than ever. Offering reassurance, hope, and a sense of stability can help ease the effects of divorce on children of all ages. Do’s and Don’ts Isolina Ricci, PhD, a family therapist and author of Mom’s House, Dad’s House, says “When children are free to love both of their parents without conflict of loyalty, to have access to them both without fear of losing either, they can get on with the totally absorbing business of growing up, on schedule.” *The following nine tips are recommended to help minimize the negative effects of divorce on your kids:* 1. Don’t confide in your children about adult concerns like disagreements with your spouse or money worries. Find a friend or therapist to confide in instead. 2. Don’t “bad mouth” your ex-spouse. If you have a dispute with him...