Resources for Parents


The following websites may be helpful to parents experiencing divorce:


  • Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way by Gary Neuman
  • Does Wednesday Mean Mom’s House or Dad’s?: Parenting Together While Living Apart by Marc Ackerman
  • The Fresh Start Divorce Recovery Workbook: A step-by-step program for those who are divorced or separated by Bob Burns
  • What Children Need to Know When Parents Get Divorced by William Coleman
  • Coparenting After Divorce: A Handbook for Clients by the ABA Family Law Section
  • Getting To Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In by Roger Fisher et al.
  • Caught in the Middle: Protecting the Children of High-Conflict Divorce by Carla Garrity & Mitchell Barris
  • Impasses of Divorce: The Dynamics of Resolution of Family Conflicts by Janet Johnston
  • In the Name of the Child: A Developmental Approach to Understanding and Helping Children of High-Conflict and Violent Divorce by Janet Johnston & Vivienne Roseby
  • Mom’s House, Dad’s House: Making Two Homes for Your Child by Isolina Ricci
  • How to Avoid the Divorce From Hell and Dance Together at Your Daughter’s Wedding by Sue Talia
  • Crazy Time: Surviving Divorce and Building a New Life by Abigail Trafford
  • Getting Past No: Negotiating Your Way from Confrontation to Cooperation by William Ury
  • Surviving the Breakup: How Children and Parents Cope with Divorce by Judith Wallerstein
  • What About the Kids? Raising Your Children Before, During, and After the Divorce by Judith Wallerstein & Sandra Blakeslee

Kids First Law Center

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Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

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Des Moines, IA 50309

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May 29, 2020, 2:00 PM
On June 30, 2020, the Des Moines office of Kids First Law Center will split off from the Cedar Rapids office and launch as an independent nonprofit organization. The Des Moines office will become the…