Grandma and Granddaughter

Help for Parents and Grandparents

Children’s feelings, behaviour and how to talk to them

Children are usually impacted by separation and conflict, at least in the short term. Managing things well means they don’t suffer long term impacts.

It helps to understand how they are feeling and why they might behave in certain ways. Some useful information, videos and resources to help are available at:

Living arrangements

Separation and divorce common problems

If you are having some problems because of separation or divorce, the chances are other people have had them too. RELATE have listed some common problems and some tips for dealing with them.

Preventing harm

About to separate – and telling the children

Breaking up and parenting apart

Information for grandparents