Kids are so often the innocent victims in a divorce. These books are great for any dad to sit down and read with his kids to help them understand how to best cope with divorce, how to stay whole, and ways to think about the changes in their lives as the result of divorce.
The story of a family of dinosaurs in which the parent's divorce is used to explain the concept of divorce to children. Color illustrations accompany the text. Text and illustrations of dinosaur characters introduce aspects of divorce such as its causes and effects, living with a single parent, spending holidays in two separate households, and adjusting to a stepparent.
Fourteen-year-old Phoebe spends her weekends riding the bus from her father's home in Woodstock, NY to her mother's apartment in New York City. Phoebe privately calls the bus "The Divorce Express" because it is full of children in the same predicament as her: constantly traveling back and forth between the homes of their divorced parents.
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.
A guide to helping small children of divorcing parents understand and accept the fact that their parents are no longer able to live in the same residence together. Includes a parents' guide, sources for further help, and a bibliography of fiction and non-fiction about divorce.
A guide to help adolescents deal with their parents' marital problems, their divorce, and its aftermath.
This book is written to help children with their reactions to divorce. Parents can also help by reading the book along with their children. This book will lead your child through the five stages of grief in a gentle and supportive way. Each phase is explained in words children in the middle years of childhood can understand.
When their parents divorce, children often feel their world is falling apart. In his new book, the author discusses the traumas which children experience, and in a friendly, caring manner, he offers them information that can help young people through their troubled times.
Koko Bear's parents are getting a divorce, and Koko, a preschool-aged unisex bear, isn't happy about it. "I don't like this divorce. I don't want two homes," Koko says. The message is positive: children are reassured that their feelings are natural, that their parents still love and will care for them, and that the divorce is not their fault.
This is a fantastic book to read to your kids. It's made up of short (1-2 page) chapters on topics that kids are concerned about when facing their parent's divorce. It would take 10 minutes to read a chapter and then we'd spend the following hour talking about not just the topic of the chapter, but the 1000 other questions the kids had that reading the chapter helped bring out.