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Child Literacy Month

Apples to Apples Junior

Build literacy through laughter with Apples to Apples Junior. This comparison card game improves vocabulary, teaches synonyms & adjectives, and leads to lots of laughter – something that all stressed-out single parents can use! Children ages 7-15, who tend to bond through activity, will benefit in so many ways by playing this game with a parent who has shared custody.

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Refrigerator Poetry Magnets for Teens

Refrigerator magnets are a wonderful way to engage with your teen – at this age, they may not enjoy heart-to-heart talks, but still need a way to express themselves and connect with mom or dad. Ask your teen to leave you a message before they head off to their co-parent. With this fun set full of words like “rebel,” “justice,” “protest,” and “unite,” your teen will be easily inspired.

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Doodle Board

Inspire your child to practice fine motor skills without stress. This fun doodle board comes in a 2 pack, so your little one can have one at each coparent’s house. Divorce does not need to interrupt a kid’s literacy journey.

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Sticky Labels

Ever wonder why your child’s classroom has labels on everything? This is called “environmental print,” and it is an easy way to build literacy. As a single parent, you may not have as much time as you like to read with your kid. Use these colorful stickers to label things around the house. It’s a fun bonding activity, and if your coparent is on board, using labels at both houses creates stability during custody transitions.

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Bananagrams

This game will help you bond during your parenting time and assist your older children with literacy. Kids between the ages of 7 and 15 will love this scrabble-like competition. You will love the laughter and shared experience that is so important to create as a single parent.

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Ten Apples Up On Top

This silly story will have your toddler rolling with laughter, help your preschooler learn number words, and is a fantastic starter book for your early reader. Children of single parents tend to face greater academic challenges than their peers in two-parent homes. Divorce does not need to put your child behind! Start reading to your child early, and surround them with books like this that will transition them through multiple stages of literacy development.

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STEM Activity Books

Early learners are curious about the natural world. These interactive books give Pre-K through 1st grade children a way to understand and experience STEM concepts while having fun and preparing for school. For divorced parents living far apart, these books are a fantastic way to keep kids excited for the car trip. And, they can save a single parent who needs a few minutes of silence after dinner!

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Hooked On Phonics

Learning phonics opens up a world of reading for young children. Hooked On Phonics uses this science-backed approach to make reading tons of fun. With up to three devices per subscription, it’s perfect for co-parenting, giving your child consistency during mom and dad’s parenting time.

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SchoolMaskpack

Keeping children safe in school is one of the best ways to foster literacy, and masks are a proven safety tool. These adorable, colorful masks are sized and created for kids, with fun Crayola colors and easy straps/clips. Single parents will love the muliti-packs – there will always be extra masks to stash in your child’s bag in case one gets lost during custody transitions.

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Readeo

Originally designed to keep children connected to far-away family, Readeo is genius for divorced families with young children. This online library allows the child to log in a read a book with a loved one online as easily as if they were sitting together. If you have tried facetime or phone calls during non-parenting time to stay connected, you know kids disengage easily. Readeo is so fun and interactive that the child will not want to end the call. Divorced moms and dads with kids age 0 to 11 can share one family account (add in grandparents, too!), getting unlimited books for less than the price of one book per month.

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Child Support Awareness Month

Child Custody and Support

Get a solid understanding of the nuts and bolts of child support with this Nolo press manual. While nothing compares to the advice from an attorney, this is a great source to help you understand the basics of how support is calculated, modified, and enforced.

Money & Divorce

Paying and receiving child support is a small part of the overall Financial picture of divorce. Getting advice from a financial professional can be overwhelming and expensive. That is why Expert Lily vasilef wrote this book – to provide you professional insight on property division, income and taxes, child support and alimony.

Expandable Breathing Ball Toy

Child support is a stressful topic for parents, and this tool provides a wonderful way to share moments of calm with your child. Whether it’s the little one or the grown up (or both of you) feeling stressed, just a minute of deep breathing with the help of this fun expandable toy is a fantastic way to bond and lower anxiety.

A Kids Book About Money

We know it’s important to teach children about money, but don’t always know how to start the conversation. Use this easy-to-understand guide to help your child get comfortable with financial concepts early. At SupportPay, we love this entire series, and encourage you to check out a few other installments that are particularly relevant to divorce, co-parenting, and emotional intelligence:

A Kids Book About Divorce

Divorce is hard on everyone in the family, this book can especially help your children understand what is happening.

A Kids Book About Empathy

Empathy is important for all people, so start your kids early on the right path with this book and help them become their best selves.

National Self-Care Month

Amazon Basics High-Density Round Foam Roller

Divorce is stressful, which causes us to hold painful tension in the back and shoulder area. Laying on a foam roller at the end of the day melts the knots away. It’s usually safe for kids, too! 

Bliss Collections Family Planner

Keep your calm with a more ordered week. When single parenting, it can be tough to keep track of all the family details. This planner will help parents stay organized. Seeing schedules has been shown to reduce anxiety for kids, so everyone wins. 

Mindful Parenting

Feeling like home life is hectic? That’s common for single parents. Use this book to learn how to slow down, get intentional about your time, and stay cool during chaos. The section on divorce is particularly helpful! 

The Forest Feast

Care for your body, soul, and family with this delightful book of simple, fresh recipes. Most dishes have fewer than five ingredients. Little hands will love assembling recipes like date-peanut butter balls and watermelon salad. Cooking is a wonderful way to bond during your parenting time.  

Buddha Board Mini Buddha Board

This amazing tool provides many paths to calm. Use the no-mess brush to paint rich strokes evocative of Japanese artistry. Watch the creation fade while you breathe, reminding you that life is impermanent. Start fresh, inspired by the ease with mistakes fade. If you’re sharing custody, buy the mini board for each house, so your child can always have one nearby.  

Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Cucumber and Green Tea

Self care can take two seconds. Stash one of these facial sprays in the fridge, and when you reach in out of boredom or stress, a quick spritz will calm and redirect you. Keep the other in the car. Before walking into a stressful situation with your ex, or picking up your kids, take a second for a spray and a breath. It really works. 

Omi The Elephant Meditation Toy

Children will love this sweet elephant friend, who provides music and meditation to help them through happy, sad, or sleepless times. It’s a wonderful tool to transition custody. Kids can use Ellie when they feel feelings at mom’s house or dad’s. Or buy two…so you can use it when your children are with their co-parent, and you’re feeling a little down. 

LULUSILK Mulberry Silk Pillowcase for Hair and Skin

A silk pillowcase keeps you cooler at night, giving you the restful sleep you need as a single parent. Doesn’t hurt that it makes your hair and skin healthier, too! 

The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning

Can thinking about death really be self care? For sure, if it’s Swedish Death Cleaning. This unique approach to home organization will absolutely leave you lighter and happier. This book is especially helpful for parents moving – or staying behind while the other moves – due to divorce, as it gently carries you through a process to deal with “stuff.” 

Get Outside Campaign!

National Geographic Kids Ultimate U.S. Road Trip Atlas, 2nd Edition

Buckle in for an affordable family adventure! This road trip atlas directs your family to exciting destinations near and far. Single parents not living in the same area can add a fun road trip diversion when transitioning between homes, too!

Where Should We Camp Next?

Spending time outdoors has been proven to reduce stress. No one needs stress-relief like divorced families! This book gets you and the kids under the stars and bonding during your parenting time.

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This bucket-list of road trips provides 50 amazing adventures for parents ready to hit the road. Trips are curated to your interests – got kids who are foodies or nature lovers? This book has it all covered.

100 Drives, 5,000 Ideas

Beautiful photos and fun facts make this road trip guide engaging for all ages. Sharing custody of kids? Take a special trip near or far during your parenting time.

Let's go on a hike!

Little ones will love this rhyming picture book about a boy exploring nature with his mom, dad, and dog. Amicable co-parents sharing custody can take this as inspiration for their own family hike.

Hiking Journal for Kids 2021

Kids love to journal their experiences. When sharing custody, keeping a journal that goes back and forth between homes provides lovely continuity for children, too.

Ultimate Bugopedia

Bugs! Children of all ages are fascinated with them. Use this book to identify and learn about the bugs that your little bugs love to collect.

The Magic and Mystery of Trees

A beautiful tree encyclopedia, this book will help you and the littles engage in nature by identifying the trees around us, and learning about different types of forests worldwide.

Trees, Leaves, Flowers, and Seeds

The Smithsonian museum created this comprehensive and engaging encyclopedia about trees – and every part of them. Divorced parents can send this book back and forth between homes, so children can have fun identifying different tree life at each of their houses.

Slow Down: 50 Mindful Moments in Nature

Take a deep breath! Single parenting can be hard on parents and kids. Use this lovely picture book to find moments to mindfully engage with your kids in nature.

The Backyard Bug Book for Kids

Get outdoors – at least into your own backyard – and explore! Let your children’s natural curiosity shine with this great book.

Backpack Explorer: Bug Hunt

The great thing about a Backpack Explorer book is it can be packed back and forth between houses. When sharing custody, this is good way to provide a smooth and happy transition.

Backpack Explorer: Beach Walk

Summer days can get long, especially because single parents do not get a break! Make your parenting time fun by engaging kids in nature-based projects with this book.

Obuby Real Binoculars For Kids

See the world in a whole new way with these fun binoculars made for kids!

Backpack Explorer: Bird Watch

The great thing about a Backpack Explorer book is it can be packed back and forth between houses. When sharing custody, this is good way to provide a smooth and happy transition.

Backpack Explorer: On the Nature Trail

The great thing about a Backpack Explorer book is it can be packed back and forth between houses. When sharing custody, this is good way to provide a smooth and happy transition.

Exploring Nature Activity Book for Kids

Use this book to learn more about nature and get outdoors this summer! There is nothing better than being outside and learning at the same time.

Other Great Products

CompleteCase

CompleteCase helps to digitize the entire divorce process and saves you time and money!

Lootcrate

Want fun products from your favorite tv shows and video games? Check out Lootcrate!

Tynker

Tynker gives self-paced coding lessons and helps to make it easy and fun!

GoCube Smart Connected Toys

Check out GoCube’s new interactive Rubik’s Cube to compete with your family and friends! Click here to get a buy one get 20% off deal.

CodeAdvantage

Start coding today with CodeAdvantage! Through their live classes, you can be making fun projects in no time.

Redbox

Nothing is better than a night in with a movie, click here to browse Redbox’s huge library of content.

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