Vicki Lansky's Divorce Book for Parents: Helping Your Children Cope with Divorce and Its Aftermath [NOOK Book]

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Vicki Lansky’s Divorce Book for Parents presents practical suggestions for parents who want to learn those new parenting techniques and is based on the author’s own experiences, those of other divorced parents, and the expertise of professionals, Lansky offers sensible advice for almost every issue of parenting through divorce. Lansky identifies predictable behavior parents can expect from their kids and shows how to best respond to help them through the difficult transition. She suggests lists of ...
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Vicki Lansky's Divorce Book for Parents: Helping Your Children Cope with Divorce and Its Aftermath

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Overview


Vicki Lansky’s Divorce Book for Parents presents practical suggestions for parents who want to learn those new parenting techniques and is based on the author’s own experiences, those of other divorced parents, and the expertise of professionals, Lansky offers sensible advice for almost every issue of parenting through divorce. Lansky identifies predictable behavior parents can expect from their kids and shows how to best respond to help them through the difficult transition. She suggests lists of age-appropriate books for children to read and shares valuable information for parents on custody options, money and the legalities of divorce. There are dozen of helpful references and resources (many online) on subjects discussed in each chapter. This book is a must for parents considering or experiencing divorce.

Children do not believe in no fault divorce. They blame the parents or themselves. No matter what their age, they need reassurance, security and love to get through this painful period. Drawing on her own and others' experiences as well as the expertise of professionals, Lansky gives parents age-specific advice on what reactions to expect from their kids and tips to cope with divorce realities.

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Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
Basing her approach on the belief that children are affected less by divorce itself than by the way a family is restructured and the way feelings are handled afterward, Lansky--herself a divorced mother and the author of Feed Me! I'm Yours (Meadowbrook, 1986. rev. ed.) and other books--presents a highly practical and optimistic guide for divorced and divorcing parents. Among the many problem areas she covers, all from the perspective of doing what is best for the child, are breaking the news, the danger of continuing conflict, deciding when professional help is needed, organizing--and surviving--departure, dealing with the ex-spouse, and long-term adjustment. ``You might think I'm painting a rather rosy picture in this book and that the real world doesn't work like this,'' she admits. ``But it can. '' Highly recommended for all public library collections.-- Marcia G. Fuchs, Guilford Free Lib., Ct.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781931863728
  • Publisher: Book Peddlers
  • Publication date: 2/1/2009
  • Series: Lansky, Vicki
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 874,419
  • File size: 543 KB

Meet the Author


Vicki Lansky's practical, common sense approach to parenting and household management is familiar to thousands throughout the world. Her books, audiotapes, newsletter, media appearances, magazine and newspaper articles and reviews, make her one of America's most popular and visible parenting figures.
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