All children suffer major and ongoing losses when their parents aren't together. One of your most important tasks is to minimize your children's losses by supporting their relationship with their other parent.

Here's a chance to score how you're doing. Print your Score Sheet, tally your score as you visit the following 10 pages, and see if there are places to improve.

And remember. You're supporting your children's relationship with their other parent for your children's sake. It doesn't matter what your co-parent is doing; both you and your children will be better off just for your doing the right thing.

On the "Final Thought" page at the end, you can watch a short video on this important topic.

“Children of divorce are always coping with the loss of their parents' marriage.”

The Co-Parenting Survival Guide: Letting Go of Conflict after a Difficult Divorce.

—Elizabeth S. Thayer and Jeffery Zimmerman