In the Best Interest of the Child: A Manual for Divorcing Parents

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781890772734
  • Publisher: Hohm Press
  • Publication date: 11/15/2007
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,022,507
  • Product dimensions: 6.32 (w) x 8.94 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Table of Contents

In the Best Interest of the Child     1
How Do I Turn in My Title as an Adult?     5
Divorce is Some Nasty Business     17
Deadwood and Other Flotation Devices     20
Respect, Discipline and Other Archaic Concepts     23
Do You Know Where Your Children Are?     30
One More for Dinner     36
When Did Childhood Get to Be So Stressful?     40
Child Custody Battles and Other Acts of Deception     42
Garbage and Heavy Suitcases     48
A Good Fight Sometimes Goes Fifteen Rounds     52
Check, Please!     61
Conspiring Minds Want to Know     64
So I Have to Be Nice?     68
Enough, Already     72
There is Nothing Funny about This     77
Or This     84
Kid Wisdom     89
Light Reading     91
Acceptance and Other Sorrows     92
Support Groups & Services     114
Recommended Reading     119
Index     121
About the Authors     134
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 3, 2008

    Concise to the point guide, easily read and absorbed.

    An excellent guide to parents during a difficult time, should be required reading, a benefit for both parents and children.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 5, 2007

    bought the book for my son who was just divorced

    the book was very informative & my son learned a lot from reading it, since he has two children & has been divorced one year.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 18, 2007


    I could not put this book down! Fast, easy reading and gets right to the heart of the matter. Each chapter is packed full of information that is crucial for all parents getting divorced, thinking of divorce, or are already divorced. I am not personally divorced, but have raised two daughters and can testify to the heartbreak of what a divorce can do. The book is not only an excellent guide, but also explains what divorce is like from the eyes of a child. Great resource tool for professionals that deal with children on a daily basis. A must read for ALL parents!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 11, 2007


    I started to read this book and found that it was very hard to put down. I am not a product of divorce but i have had 38 children in my home over the years and many of them were. I feel that this book is also helpful especially for stepparents. I wish that all parents could step back and see through the eyes of a child, things would change in the family and we could then raise children to be good respectable members of society.

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