There are five areas of your child’s life that need watching after a divorce, according to Alison Clarke-Stewart, author of "Divorce: Causes and Consequences," Yale University Press, 2006.1. School.
Children from divorced families have a greater risk of doing poorly in school, especially adolescents. Some studies show that adolescents from divorced families are twice as likely to drop out of school. Elaine Shimburg, author of 'The Complete Single Father
,' suggests to both parents that if “school work is suffering, go meet with the teacher together, so the teacher and the kids know that you are a team when it comes to your kids.”