Making Divorce Easier on Your Child: 50 Effective Ways to Help Children Adjust By Nicholas James Long, Rex L. Forehand, Long Nicholas
From the bestselling authors of Parenting the Strong-Willed Child, expert strategies and action steps for divorcing parents.
While there are many trade books on children and divorce, most tend to be filled with extensive discussions of the psychological impact on children, with little effective advice. You want immediate answers and quick access to expert strategies you can use to help your kids today and in the future. Making Divorce Easier on Your Child arms you with 50 effective strategies and action steps for helping your kids cope with divorce, packaged in a convenient, quick-bite format. It is based on the authors' years of clinical experience dealing with the children of divorce, as well as their extensive research into the causes and cures of divorce-related emotional problems.
"Informative and sensible, offering realistic, clear-cut recommendations."Robert Brooks, Ph.D., Faculty, Harvard Medical School, and co-author of Raising Resilient Children
Making Divorce Easier on Your Child is filled with practical, sensitive, and highly effective ways to help children cope and adjust both during and after this major change in their lives. Most important, this information will enable you, as a parent, to minimize the negative effects of divorce on your children.
Written by the highly respected psychologists and bestselling authors of Parenting the Strong-Willed Child, this invaluable book draws on the latest research findings and opinions of leading experts in the field, as well as the authors' own clinical experiences and research, to guide you from the first step of planning for divorce to telling your children of your decision to handling visitation and financial issues to moving toward the future--and looking after your own well-being in the process. Here you will find a range of easy-to-follow techniques and priceless wisdom including:
The majority of issues faced by divorcing or divorced parents are difficult but not hopeless. Comprehensive, upbeat, to the point, and easy to digest during a stressful time, Making Divorce Easier on Your Child can make the adjustment less painful for all involved.
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I learned that Children and adults grieve differently in divorce and that my ex needs to help in the decision making for our children even though they live with me.
Quite honestly, not that much. As a child of divorce, I am painfully aware of the damage that can be caused by it. I sought counseling for myself and my children prior to this course.
What i learn from this program is how much a child can be affected from a divorce.