Parenting After Divorce: Resolving Conflicts and Meeting Your Children's Needs

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This revised and updated second edition features ideas from the latest research, more information on long-distance parenting, dealing with the courts, and working with a difficult co-parent. A realistic perspective on divorce and its effects on children. It features knowledgeable advice from an expert custody evaluator. Packed with real world examples, this book avoids idealistic assumptions, and offers practical help for divorcing parents, custody evaluators, family court counselors, marriage and family ...
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Overview

This revised and updated second edition features ideas from the latest research, more information on long-distance parenting, dealing with the courts, and working with a difficult co-parent. A realistic perspective on divorce and its effects on children. It features knowledgeable advice from an expert custody evaluator. Packed with real world examples, this book avoids idealistic assumptions, and offers practical help for divorcing parents, custody evaluators, family court counselors, marriage and family therapists and others interested in the best interests of the children.
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What People Are Saying

Andrew Schepard
"A wise and practical book for divorcing parents that shows they really can keep the children out of the middle of their conflict."--(Andrew Schepard, J.D., Hofstra University)
Phil Bushard
"An important read!"--(Phil Bushard, DPA, Past President Association of Family and Conciliation Courts)
Rhonda B. Barovsky
"One of the best books ever written for separating or divorced parents who want to create the healthiest family life possible for their children to grow and thrive in. I urge all parents even contemplating a separation to read and follow its sage advice."--(Rhonda B. Barovsky, LCSW, BCD, Program Manager, Family Court Services, San Francisco, CA)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781886230842
  • Publisher: Impact Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/1/2007
  • Series: Rebuilding Bks.
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 194
  • Sales rank: 253,180
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction

1 Conflict, Communication, Co-Parenting, and Competition
2 It's time for a Truce
3 Your Child Is Not a Percentage
4 Your Child's Childhood
5 Talking to Your Children
6 Children Aren't Property
7 Parenting Responsibly On Your Own
8 Taking Care of Yourself
9 Resolving Parent Conflicts
10 Dealing with Special Problems
11 Dealing with the Courts
12 Children's Thoughts and Feelings

Appendix A Resources for Parents
Appendix B Sample Parenting Agreement
Index
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