Practical Resources

 

Co-written by Karen Bonnell and Kristin Little, The Co-Parents’ Handbook, introduces parents to the best ways to support their children, teaches them how to strengthen their co-parenting as well as offer them the necessary tools to skilfully create a two-home family. This book is also available as an audiobook. Some of the interesting topics covered include Communication Protocols, Decision Making, Life-Cycle Events, Public Places and New Adults.


 

Consisting of a workbook and more than four hours of coaching seminars, called “Kids First”, this book by Karen Bonnell, provides valuable insights into the mechanics of writing a strong, child-centred parenting plan. The very handy, four part content of The Parenting Plan Handbook, covers Creating a Parenting Plan while Keeping Kids Central, Designing a Residential Schedule, Transitions, Communication & Decision-Making and finally Changes, Conflict Resolution & Co-Parenting.


 

Uncoupling by  Sara Davison, is based on her own experience of divorce as well as her work as a divorce coach. While teaching people the skills to get from where they are to where they want to be, she is changing the stigma of divorce and single parenting and encouraging people to ask for help. Purchase your copy today by clicking on the link to the left.

 There are plenty of happy endings to divorce as well, as Barbara Quick pays tribute to those couples who reconfigured their families and regained balance and civility in Still Friends: Living Happily Ever After… Even If Your Marriage Falls Apart.

 Based on 30 years of studying and interviewing children of divorce and their parents, this excellent book will teach you how to co-parent, protect your children at every age and have a happy re-marriage. Get What about the Kids? Raising Your Children Before, During and After Divorce by Judith S Wallerstein & Sandra Blakeslee.

 Karen Stewart offers a strategic step-by-step process for a win-win divorce solution, called The Fairway Process. In this book, Clean Break: How to Divorce with Dignity and Move On with Your Life, you will earn how to save time, energy and money, while clearing your path for the future.

Sue Palmer, offers practical, sensible advice on how best to deal with the problems children face today, in her book Toxic Childhood: How the modern world is damaging our children and what we can do about it. Not only does she address the toxic effect of divorce, but also a number of other common matters such as family, parent power, childcare, manners etc.

As parents, we are bombarded with advice about raising our children. This comprehensive guide provides authoritative, up to date information on issues and trends regarding parenting. The Everything Parent’s Guide to Children and Divorce is part of the Everything series, written by Carl E Pickhardt.

Yes, we do have a say in how our divorce impacts our children. All we need to do, is implement emotionally intelligent parenting strategies. Putting Children First, by Dr JoAnne Pedro-Carroll, provides proven ways to ensure our children’s resilience and emotional health, in spite of divorce.