Children tend to reflect back in their own lives what they see and experience every day. Because of this, we owe it to them to be a role model who strives to be the very best version of ourselves that we can be. Arguably, the mother-child relationship is one of the greatest influences in our lives. We have the power to use that influence to motivate, to encourage and to teach.
A divorced mother must model parenting, communication, and lifestyle to her children in a way that allows the whole family to move forward in a healthy and productive way that keeps divorce from damaging our children.
Even through the roller-coaster of uncertainty that accompanies divorce and single parenthood, we owe our children the following ten things on a consistent basis.