The saying goes that "dog is man's best friend." BUT IS HE/SHE? During a divorce there is much to divide and even more problematic emotions that can get in the way of a proactive dissolution of marriage. Maples Family Law explores the concept of pet custody in this great article.
The Grieving Process is difficult for even adults to undertake. For children being raised by a guardian, the emotional effects can be a truly difficult and unyielding process to witness the loved one you care for undergo.
I LOVE U - Inquire, Listen, Observe, Volunteer, Empathize, and Understand is one approach to engage your children to understand and overcome the effects divorce and child custody reaction can have on their psychological development.