Resources for Parents

Websites for Parents

Free Help for Separated, Divorced, and Never-Married Parents: www.uptoparents.org

Positive Parenting Through Divorce: www.divorcenet.com/states/nationwide/parenting-art

A time manager for divorced parents : www.ourfamilywizard.com

Conflict resolution skills : www.helpguide.org/articles/relationships...

Bill Eddy parenting and divorce articles : www.highconflictinstitute.com/articles/pare...

Other tips for divorcing parents : www.kidshealth.org/parent/emotions/feelings/divorce.html

Resources for parents : www.afccnet.org/resource-center/resources-for-families/categoryid/1

Sesame Street: Dealing with Divorce: https://sesamestreetincommunities.org/topics/divorce/

Tools, tips and good practices for co-parents : https://www.afccnet.org/Portals/0/PDF/AzAFCC%20Coparenting

An Age-by-Age Guide for Talking to Kids About Divorce : www.todaysparent.com/family/relationships/kids-and...

12 Ways to Help a Teen Handle the Emotional Challenges of Moving : www.redfin.com/blog/2016/09/12-ways-to-help-a-teen...

AACAP: Children and Divorce: https://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Facts_for_Families/FFF-Guide/Children-and-Divorce-001.aspx

Developmental Needs of Children of Divorce: https://thirddistrictcourt.nmcourts.gov/home/programs/alternative-dispute-resolution/domestic-relations-mediation/developmental-needs-of-children-of-divorce/

In Two Homes: https://intwohomes.com/

Guidelines for Parents when Divorcing: https://www.nationwidechildrens.org/family-resources-education/health-wellness-and-safety-resources/helping-hands/divorce-and-children

 

Books for Parents

BIFF for Coparent Communication by Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.

Caught in the Middle: Protecting the Children of High-Conflict Divorce by Carla Garrity & Mitchell Barris

Co-parenting 101: Helping Your Kids Thrive in Two Households after Divorce by Deeshaw Philyaw and Michael D. Thomas

Coparenting After Divorce: A Handbook for Clients by the ABA Family Law Section

The Co-Parenting Survival Guide by Elizabeth S. Thayer, Ph.D. and Jeffrey Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Crazy Time: Surviving Divorce and Building a New Life by Abigail Trafford

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

Getting Past No: Negotiating Your Way from Confrontation to Cooperation by William Ury

Getting To Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In by Roger Fisher et al.

Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way by Gary Neuman

How to Avoid the Divorce From Hell and Dance Together at Your Daughter’s Wedding by Sue Talia​​​​​​​

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

Surviving the Breakup: How Children and Parents Cope with Divorce by Judith Wallerstein

What Children Need to Know When Parents Get Divorced by William Coleman​​​​​​​

What About the Kids? Raising Your Children Before, During, and After the Divorce by Judith Wallerstein & Sandra Blakeslee


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