It s Not Your Fault Koko Bear

Author: Vicki Lansky
Publisher: Book Peddlers
ISBN: 9781931863643
Release Date: 2010-04-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

KoKo Bear Can Help Children * learn what divorce means * deal with changes in their everyday lives * talk about their feelings * recognize that their feelings are natural * be assured that their parents still love them and will take care of them * understand that divorce is not their fault

It s Not Your Fault KoKo Bear

Author: Vicki Lansky
Publisher: Book Peddlers
ISBN: 9780916773472
Release Date: 1997-12
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

KoKo Bear learns what divorce means, how to deal with changes, how to recognize and talk about her feelings, and that the divorce is not her fault. Each page includes tips for parents.

It s Not Your Fault Koko Bear

Author: Vicki Lansky
Publisher: Book Peddlers
ISBN: 0916773744
Release Date: 1998-12
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Vicki Lansky provides a comforting way of going through an inevitably painful process while gently showing children that they didn't cause the breakup. Because small children in particular often have trouble understanding new everyday arrangements, this book and doll helps children cope with and express new feelings.

How It Feels When Parents Divorce

Author: Jill Krementz
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 9780307820310
Release Date: 2012-05-23
Genre: Family & Relationships

In this immensely moving book, nineteen boys and girls, from seven to sixteen years old and from highly diverse backgrounds, share with us their deepest feelings about their parents' divorce. By listening to them, all children of divorced parents can find constructive ways to help themselves through this difficult time. And they will learn that their own shock and anger, confusion and pain, have been experienced by others and are normal and appropriate. These boys and girls speak with extraordinary honesty and tolerance, and with a remarkable absence of rationalization, illusion, or attempt to justify their own often-trying behavior in response to their situations. Their stories are immediate and convincing, and their generosity in confiding their feelings should provide comfort to children and parents alike.

Mom s House Dad s House for Kids

Author: Isolina Ricci
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416595724
Release Date: 2007-11-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

From the author of the classic Mom’s House, Dad’s House, the essential guide for kids on how to stay strong and succeed in life when parents separate, divorce, or get married again. Isolina Ricci’s Mom’s House, Dad’s House has been the gold standard for inspiring and supporting divorcing and remarrying parents for more than twenty-five years. With her new book, Dr. Isa adapts her time-tested advice on maneuvering the emotional, logistical, and legal realities of separation, divorce, and stepfamilies to speak directly to children. Alongside practical ways to cope with big changes she offers older children and their families key resiliency tools that kids can use now and the rest of their lives. Kids and families are encouraged to believe in themselves, to take heart, and to plan for their lives ahead. Mom’s House, Dad’s House for Kids is packed with practical tips, frank answers, easy-to-use lists, “train your brain” ideas, reproducible worksheets, and things to try when words just won’t come out right. Kids will learn how to: · Deal with parents living apart, schedules, and dueling house rules · Settle comfortably in one home or two · Stay out of the “miserable middle” when parents fight · Manage stress, guilt, change, fear, and other feelings · Stay connected with parents, relatives, and the “right” friends · Appreciate the gifts (and deal with the gripes) of their new version of family · Feel better FAST! Kids can’t get their parents back together, but they can help themselves get stronger and go on to succeed in life. This book shows them how.

At Daddy s on Saturdays

Author: Linda Walvoord Girard
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 9781497696341
Release Date: 2014-11-04
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Although her parents’ divorce causes her to feel anger, concern, and sadness, Katie discovers that she can keep a loving relationship with her father even though he lives apart from her.

Vicki Lansky s Divorce Book for Parents

Author: Vicki Lansky
Publisher: Book Peddlers, The
ISBN: 9781931863728
Release Date: 2009-02-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

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.

Getting Through to Your Kids

Author: Michael H. Popkin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101203149
Release Date: 2002-03-05
Genre: Family & Relationships

From toddlers to teens, children are full of questions. While we all want to give the right answers, we don't always know whether to be detailed or discreet, protective or honest. Drawn from the advice and experiences of dozens of psychological, medical, and educational experts, as well as countless parents, this timely and telling book offers answers to all the questions kids are bound to ask. Learn: * How to jumpstart a conversation and simplify complicated topics * How to know the best age to talk about sex, drugs, and other subjects * Why once isn't always enough-and why some topics need to be revisited * Whether some questions are best left unanswered * How to gain a child's confidence and respect

The Equal Regard Family and Its Friendly Critics

Author: John Witte, Jr.
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802845696
Release Date: 2007-10-17
Genre: Family & Relationships

This volume is both a celebration and an evaluation of the work on sex, marriage, and family life by Don S. Browning, the dean of modern family studies in theological ethics and practical theology. Scholars probe a number of Browning 's contributions, particularly his call for an ethic of equal regard within the household and wider society. This book is a true interdisciplinary effort, with insights from psychology, history, law, theology, biology, ethics, feminist theology, childhood studies, and education theory. The Equal-Regard Family and Its Friendly Critics includes seven honorary forewords, ten original essays, and a concluding essay by Don Browning himself. Contributors: Herbert Anderson Carol Browning Don S. Browning Lisa Sowle Cahill M. Christian Green Timothy P. Jackson Martin E. Marty Rebekah Miles Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore Richard Robert Osmer Garrett E. Paul Stephen J. Pope David Popenoe Stephen M. Tipton Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen Linda J. Waite John Wall Amy Wheeler Barbara Dafoe Whitehead John Witte Jr.

Two Homes

Author: Claire Masurel
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763673550
Release Date: 2014-03-25
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

At Mommy’s house, Alex has a soft chair. At Daddy’s house, Alex has a rocking chair. In each home, Alex also has a special bedroom and lots of friends to play with. But whether Alex is with Mommy or with Daddy, one thing always stays the same - Alex is loved. The gently reassuring text focuses on what is gained rather than what is lost when parents divorce, while the sensitive illustrations, depicting two unique homes in all their small details, firmly establish Alex’s place in both of them. TWO HOMES will help children - and parents - embrace even the most difficult of changes with an open and optimistic heart.

What to Read when

Author: Pam Allyn
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1583333347
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Education

Award-winning educator Allyn offers parents and caregivers essential advice on choosing appropriate titles for their children--taking into account a child's age, attention ability, gender, and interests--along with techniques for reading aloud effectively.