Below you will find some excellent books, CDs and other resources that follow the philosophy of a Child-Centered Divorce. Visit this page regularly to find new additions.
How Do I Tell the Kids About the Divorce: A Create-a-Storybook Guide to Preparing Your Children – with Love!
By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT
Internationally acclaimed guide to creating a successful Child-Centered Divorce by putting your children’s needs first before making any decisions before, during and after your divorce.
Raising the Kid Your LOVE with the Ex You HATE
By Edward Farber, PhD
How to reduce conflict and protect your children’s well-being through effective co-parenting.
By Leo Averbach
A compelling personal journal on coping with betrayal and finding a happy new life after divorce.
Spiritual Divorce: Divorce as a Catalyst for an Extraordinary Life
by Debbie Ford
Highly recommended perspective on spiritual principles and personal triumph!
Collaborative Divorce: The Revolutionary New Way to Restructure Your Family, Resolve Legal Issues, and Move on with Your Life
by Pauline H. Tesler, Peggy Thompson.
A pioneering family lawyer and psychologist team to share an enlightened approach to divorce. Excellent. http://www.collaborativedivorcebook.com
Meeting Your Match
by Jackie Black, Ph.D., relationship expert, educator and coach
Excellent guidance on finding the ideal mate after divorce.
The Intellligent Divorce: Because Your Kids Come First
by Mark Banschick, MD & David Tabatsky
Incredibly thoughtful guidance for handling divorce with integrity and positive outcomes.
Making Divorce Work: 8 Essential Keys to Resolving Conflict and Rebuilding Your Life
by Diana Mercer, JD
A unique mediation model that anyone can use that will revolutionize the way people get divorced.
How to Divorce as Friends – and Maybe Save Your Marriage
by Bill Ferguson
4 audio cassettes or 2 CDs + other books.
by Dr. Matthew Anderson
Set of 2 CD’s. Practical Guidelines for Surviving, Managing and Transforming Life’s Most Difficult Times.
Choice and Self Esteem – Learning To Respect Yourself
by Dr. Deri Ronis. Written to help youth and adolescents aged 9-14 deal with issues of anger, making healthy choices, confusion about roles, and understanding how to share their feelings in a safe way.
How To Handle Conflict: A Practical Approach
by Dr. Deri Ronis.
A useful short guide to communicating without verbal abuse. It empowers people to ask for what they need in healthy ways with compassion and awareness.
Soulful Love: The Search for the Self Companion CD
by Dr. Deri Ronis
Focuses on overcoming oppression, healing the heart, and understanding the impact of the psychological and spiritual journey we are all on. You learn how to create and maintain a healthy, romantic relationship and empower yourself to make healthy choices and forgive yourself for the unhealthy ones.
Attract Love & Build Wealth System for Singles
By Mari Smith, Relationship Coach
Singles: attract your ideal partner and build wealth together as a team
Coaching services: http://www.marismith.com
The Divorce Mediation Handbook: Everything You Need to Know
by Paula James
Divorce Solutions: How to Make Any Divorce Better
Sound child-centered advice by award-winning author and divorce attorney, Ed Sherman.
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Getting OUT of Limbo – A Self-Help Divorce Book for Women
by Diane Tegarden
A step-by-step guide to everything you need to know and handle as you prepare to go it alone.
The 7 Pitfalls of Single Parenting
by Carolyn Ellis
Best Books Award Winner!
Stop Looking and Let TRUE LOVE Find YOU!
By Joann Simmons, MA, RCC
Outstanding plan for attracting your perfect love match!
Seven Secrets to a Successful Divorce
By Christina Rowe
Helping women to protect themselves from emotional and financial disaster.
Congratulations on Your Divorce
by Amy Botwinick
A guide through the road to finding your happily ever after.
Everyday Dad: The Guide to Becoming a Better Father
by Scott Hammond
Great tools for becoming a better parent and a better person at the same time.
“I’m Doing The Best I Can!” (They won’t always be cute and adorable)
by Lisa Hein
One of the most down to earth parenting resources for today’s parents!
The 10 Secrets to Coping with Your Divorce
by Shelley Stile
Free e-book that outlines powerful strategies for coping with divorce.
A Family’s Heartbreak: A Parent’s Introduction to Parental Alienation
by Michael Jeffries & Dr. Joel Davies
An education in parental alienation and an eye-opening experience for parents who don’t believe this could happen to them.
The Great Escape: A Girl’s Guide To Leaving a Marriage
by Lisa Thomson
A provocative self-help guide for the woman thinking about leaving her marriage. Tips from the trenches on co-parenting, hiring a lawyer, budgeting, and navigating social changes.
How to Get Back With Your Ex
Baby and Toddler Learning Fun: 50 Interactive and Developmental Activities to Enjoy with Your Child
By Sally Goldberg, PhD – Parenting Expert
Insightful ways to stimulate your child’s development while having fun!
The Best Parent Is Both Parents: A Guide to Shared Parenting in the 21st Century
By David Levy, Esq., President Children’s Rights Council
Strong support for two-parent invovlement in child-rearing after separation and divorce.
Your Divorce Advisor
By Diana Mercer, J.D. & Marsha Kline Pruell, Ph.D., M.S.L.
A lawyer and a psychologist guide you through the legal and emotional landscape of divorce.
BOOKS FOR CHILDREN
The Queen of Fire and the King of Ice: A fairy tale for children of divorce
by Dr. Dana Del George
This creative story does away with blame and shame and offers understanding and hope instead.
Divorce Coloring Book
by Kimberly Pressley-Herrick
Series of coloring books designed to help children cope with challenging life issues, including divorce.