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Child Centered Divorce
The caring support you need if you're a parent who's facing ... going through ... or moving on after divorce!
  - Divorce and Co-Parenting
  - Parenting Children of Divorce
  - Dating as a Divorced Parent
Created by Rosalind Sedacca, CDC
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Parent Praise for Book

Parent Praise for Book
Here's What Parents Who Purchased How Do I Tell the Kids Abut the Divorce?   The best way to break the divorce news to your children                                        are Saying ...   Thank you, Rosalind. My wife and I have decided to end our 9-year marriage and we needed a way to tell our beautiful 8 year old daughter. Your storybook and your suggestions were exactly what we needed. Things actually went better than we expected and Beth is showing great strength and courage through these difficult times. We're grateful for your information. Tom S, Passadena, CA   I want to thank you for this book.  The most terrifying and upsetting aspect of separation for me are how to tell my children and how to help them understand and cope

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Talking to Children About Divorce Takes ...

Talking to Children About Divorce Takes Parental Sensitivity and Compassion!
By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT Children are affected by divorce differently at different ages and in reaction to differing circumstances in their lives. But one thing’s for certain, they need to be part of ongoing dialogue about your divorce before, during and long after so they feel connected to you, safe, secure and loved. What should you discuss with your child – and how? Here are some important concepts and strategies to keep in mind as you share parent/child conversations about life in a family affected by divorce or separation. •    Be sure to answer questions honestly but age-appropriately. Don’t discuss adult material with your children, even teens, as temping as it may be. Use friends as confidants, not your children. •    Be compassionate and keep an optimistic perspective. "Things may be difficult now, but they will get better. We’ll take things one day at a time. Change may seem frightening

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Parent/Child Communication — Even More V

Parent/Child Communication — Even More Vital Post-Divorce!
Divorcing and divorced parents:Take time to see the world through your children’s eyes and you will be better able to meet their needs, understand their confusion or aggression and find appropriate ways to dissolve tension through your conversation and guidance. Learn good communication skills so your children feel heard, safe and protected.

What to Tell your Spouse Before You Tell...

What to Tell your Spouse Before You Tell the Kids — about the Divorce!
Ever go on a vacation without making plans in advance? The consequences are usually disastrous. If you fail to plan ahead regarding newspaper and mail delivery, feeding your pets or watering the plants, knowing where your destination is and reserving your accommodations, your vacation is likely to be filled with disappointment, frustration and even heartache. What about preparing your children for your pending divorce? Do you have a plan – or are you going to wing it without any prior thought? For children, divorce is a monumental life experience for which they have no preparation. The very foundation of their security – their love for Mom and Dad – is being thrown into turmoil. Everything they knew and accepted as part of routine daily life is going to be affected in one way or another. They don’t know what to expect and have little source of comfort other than their

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