Putting Children First

Author: JoAnne Pedro-Carroll
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101427385
Format: PDF
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An internationally renowned authority on children and divorce reveals the latest research-based strategies for helping children survive and thrive before, during, and long after their parents divorce. The breakup of a family can have an enduring impact on children. But as Dr. JoAnne Pedro-Carroll explains with clarity and compassion in this powerful book, parents can positively alter the immediate and long-term effects of divorce on their children. The key is proven, emotionally intelligent parenting strategies that promote children's emotional health, resilience, and ability to lead satisfying lives. Over the past three decades, Pedro-Carroll has worked with families in transition, conducted research, and developed and directed award- winning, court-endorsed programs that have helped thousands of families navigate divorce and its aftermath. Now she shares practical, research- based advice that helps parents: ?gain a deeper understanding of what their children are experiencing ?develop emotionally intelligent parenting strategies with the critical combination of boundless love and appropriate limits on behavior ?reduce conflict with a former spouse and protect children from conflict's damaging effects ?learn what recent brain research reveals about stress and children's developing capabilities Filled with the voices and drawings of children and the stories of families, Putting Children First delivers a positive vision for a future of hope and healing.

Putting Children First

Author: JoAnne Pedro-Carroll
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1583334017
Format: PDF, ePub
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The breakup of a family can have an enduring impact on children. But as Dr. JoAnne Pedro-Carroll explains with clarity and compassion in this powerful book, parents can positively alter the immediate and long-term effects of divorce on their children. The key is an emotionally intelligent parenting strategy that promotes children's emotional health, resilience and ability to lead satisfying lives.

Co Parenting Works

Author: Tammy G Daughtry
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310587123
Format: PDF, Kindle
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What if your child’s “life-after-divorce” could be better than you’ve hoped for?As the post-divorce dust settles, your child’s chances of leading a healthy, successful life are directly linked to how you and your former spouse relate. So instead of listening to statistics, read this book to discover real world co-parenting strategies from author, counselor, and co-parent Tammy Daughtry.Discover how you can make positive co-parenting work for you and your child by:• Understanding how today’s actions will affect your child in five, ten, and twenty years• Teaming with your child’s co-parent to develop strategies in the best interest of your children• Helping your child feel at ease in both homes• Increasing your child’s self-esteem while minimizing anxiety• Integrating stepparents into your co-parenting teamCo-parenting isn’t easy. But with these strategies for success, you’ll be prepared to create an enjoyable childhood and a healthy upbringing that will impact your child for a lifetime. Take heart—the future can be better and brighter than you’ve dared to hope.

Helping Children Cope with Divorce

Author: Edward Teyber
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9780787955540
Format: PDF, Docs
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Named One of the 10 Best Parenting Books of the Year by Child Magazine, this revised edition teaches you to minimize stress during initial breakups and ultimate separation, explain divorce so children don't blame themselves, protect children from parental hostilities, and navigate conflicts of loyalty and alliance.

Parenting Apart

Author: Christina McGhee
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101188901
Format: PDF
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The ultimate resource for separated and divorced parents, written by an internationally acclaimed expert on divorce and its impact on children. This comprehensive and empowering guide is filled with practical, effective ways to minimize the effects of divorce on children, and offers immediate solutions to the most critical parenting problems divorce brings. In this go-to resource, Christina McGhee addresses the issues of utmost importance to parents: ? How and when to tell the children about the divorce ? Guiding children through transition ?Helping children cope with having two homes ?Dealing with finances ?Managing a difficult relationship with an ex ?And more Offering advice on explaining things to every age group-from toddlers to teenagers-in plain, consistent, and age-appropriate terms, Parenting Apart also offers practical suggestions for parents to help them maintain their own sense of stability and take care of their own well-being while taking care of their kids.

Putting Children First

Author: Joanne Pedro-carroll
Publisher: Avery Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781583333877
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A compassionate guide for divorced parents shares practical counsel on how to safeguard a child's emotional health and well-being, drawing on court-endorsed programs to cover such topics as minimizing conflict with a former spouse, understanding child emotions and combating stress.

Parenting After Divorce

Author: Philip Michael Stahl
Publisher: Impact Publishers
ISBN: 9781886230842
Format: PDF, ePub
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Presenting a perspective on divorce and how it affects children, this guide includes chapters on how conflicts affect your child, it's time for a truce, parenting plans, dealing with special problems, and what your child really thinks.

Good Parenting Through Your Divorce

Author: Mary Ellen Hannibal
Publisher: Marlowe
ISBN: 9781569245552
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This guide for divorcing parents helps them to recognize, encourage, and respond to their child's feelings and help them make a healthy transition through this change in their lives.

The Truth About Children and Divorce

Author: Robert E. Emery Ph.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101157011
Format: PDF
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Nationally recognized expert Robert Emery applies his twenty-five years of experience as a researcher, therapist, and mediator to offer parents a new road map to divorce. Dr. Emery shows how our powerful emotions and the way we handle them shape how we divorce—and whether our children suffer or thrive in the long run. His message is hopeful, yet realistic—divorce is invariably painful, but parents can help promote their children’s resilience. With compassion and authority, Dr. Emery explains: • Why it is so hard to really make divorce work • How anger and fighting can keep people from really separating • Why legal matters should be one of the last tasks • Why parental love—and limit setting—can be the best “therapy” for kids • How to talk to children, create workable parenting schedules, and more

Parenting Through Divorce

Author: Lisa Rene Reynolds
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1616084421
Format: PDF, ePub
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Previously published in 2009 under the title Still a family.