KAADS.org is the brainchild of a Hunter College High School
student. We are an all-volunteer group of teenagers and
adults. We launched KAADS to empower children to help their parents get
expert guidance to resolve relationship issues, short of
divorce or permanent separation.
It is no
secret that relationship problems are among the most
nerve-racking life experiences for parents. While in this
emotionally unbalanced and/or vulnerable state of mind,
parents must make some of the most important decisions for
themselves and their children, and the future of their
families often depends on the opinions of the people parents
turn to for support and advice. Now more than ever, parents need the best objective and expert guidance to successfully deal with resolvable issues.
Children, especially teenagers,
are often the first to become aware of the tension between
parents. When some friends and family become aware of the
relationship problems, they often offer more one-sided and
unconstructive commentary than solutions. "Outsiders
generally tell parents what they want to hear, but often,
not what they need to hear."
insightful information which can help them work toward
solutions to keep their families together whenever possible,
and for the benefit of all concerned – parents and
children. For these reasons, children must take action to
ensure that their parents get expert help and steer clear of
We provide the resources for
children to take action to ensure that their parents get
expert help at the earliest stage of their conflict. Our
of the Blue TXT messaging service, which
sends a text message from KAADS.org to parents, is
enough to raise curiosity toward the process of solving
marital problems and nudge parents in the right direction –
it brings parents here. Our
online resources offer immediate help and support for
parents and children. We help parents understand and
resolve their problems without divorce or permanent
separation, and in this way, we protect children from the
adverse and life-altering effects of a broken home.
Adverse Effects of Divorce and Separation on Children
In many cases, divorce and separation
may jeopardize our future and limit the educational and
other opportunities available to us. The cost of
maintaining two households, for example, is proof of this.
Separate rents alone will put my family in a
$45,600.00 hole over four years (@ $950. per month
x 4 years). Where is the prudent planning for the
future? Where is my college tuition?
are within reach with $45,600.00 in the bank become a missed
opportunity without this money. This means that if one or
more of the Ivy League schools are within reach for us
academically, they remain out of reach financially.
Additionally, when parents separate, children may be
abruptly deprived of the onsite ideas, knowledge, guidance,
and other resources of the absent parent. The list of
consequences for children, the innocently involved, is
– Kad (14 years old)
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