for Parents


A beginning list of good practical books about parenting after divorce:

Mom’s House, Dad’s House (1997)
by Isolina Ricci

This book continues to be one of the best sources of advice about navigating the challenges of coparenting following divorce.  Ricci provides practical advice for how to manage financial, legal and parenting challenges.  Includes many reference materials and resources.

The Truth about Children and Divorce (2004)
Author: Robert E. Emery
This book is based on Robert Emery’s research and practice over many years of working with and studying divorcing families.  Emery is committed to helping parents work through the challenges and hassles of co-parenting.  In his work with mediators, he has also gained a perspective on how couples can use mediation to overcome many of their issues.

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  1. Review by che for Mom’s House, Dad’s House for Kids: Feeling at Home in One Home or Two Rating: Dr. Ricci sets a high bar when it comes to solid advice and a deep unnsretadding of the dynamics of families in this stressful situation. It doesn’t matter if you initiated the divorce or are just doing what you have to in order to get through. Mom’s House, Dad’s House will help you as much as it will help your children. Read it before you give it to your children. This book can give you strategies for addressing and resolving the most common problems. You will have answers ready when your children are ready to talk. If a child’s first questions are answered fully and without rancor they will come back for more help. This really is a must-read for kids. Charlotte Hardwick, author of Win Your Child Custody War: Child Custody Help Source Book A How-To System for People Serious About the Welfare of Their Child (12th Edition)

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