For children divorce can be a traumatic experience. It becomes a little difficult compared to parents who are still staying together and are married. But, it is essential that parents should keep in mind the needs of their children, keeping their personal differences aside. The most basic priority should be to protect your child first above all the things.
Even before you decide to go for a divorce, it is necessary secure your child from all the parental conflicts. It may raise negative or disruptive feelings in them when they see you and your spouse fighting continuously. They might also take the blame on themselves. It is always better to explain your child about the situation which is going on rather than, them interpreting something else.
A fundamental parental tip is to temporarily forget the clash with your spouse and come together as a family, just for your child. It is wise to not to hide from them anything about the current situation and explain them that it is going to be a sad moment for all the family but everything would be normal as time passes. At this point, they need only encouragement from both the parents and answer whatever doubts they have in their mind.
Both the parents should have equal responsibilities and time with their children regardless of who get the full custody. Prepare your kids telling them that it is perfectly okay to spend some time with the other parent. Be sensitive to how your kids are behaving. Both the parents should keep an eye on their children no matter how far they are. Monitoring of school performance is also necessary. Remember, communication is the best step to reduce the proximity between you and your child and will also keep them secure with the feeling that they can talk to their parents with their frankly.
And in the end if things go out of hand then it is wise to seek for professional help for the betterment of your children and your future.