Kate Gosselin spoke out to People expressing concern about her family life after her show Kate Plus 8 was cancelled, and now her ex, Jon Gosselin, has some harsh pieces of advice for her. ¬†Speaking to RumorFix.com, Jon said, “Reality TV is not a career. ¬†Get back to a normal life ‚ÄĒ a simple life.” ¬†The bitter exes played out the end of their marriage on TV in in 2009. ¬†Since then, they have quarreled about their kids and the reality TV life they lead. ¬†“Things will work out the way they should work out,” said Jon. ¬†“Obviously, there are families out there that have several kids ‚ÄĒ people work normal jobs, and things work out.”
How do you make life normal for kids after a divorce?
Sometimes when a divorce is sparked by big differences and involves a lot of bitterness, it can be tough to make life normal for your kids during the process. ¬†Cupid has some tips:
1. Establish a routine: One of the best things you can do during your split is to keep a routine for your children. ¬†If things are always up in the air and unstable, it’ll make them uneasy. ¬†Keeping a consistent schedule is reassuring.
2. Be civil to your ex: No matter how bitter your breakup may be, suck it all in while in the presence of your children. ¬†It’s important to portray a united front no matter the circumstances.
3. Keep your differences quiet: Your child’s life won’t be normal if he or she has to decide which side of an argument to believe. ¬†Keep your fights and disagreements behind closed doors so that your children’t aren’t forced to pick favorites.
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