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Divorce & Teens

I had the pleasure today of being interviewed by my friend and colleague Barb Steinberg.  She's a teen life coach, and asked me to speak with her about parenting teens through divorce.  You can watch the interview (just 25 minutes) below.  We talk about some of the ways that teens might react to divorce, what parents should know to [...]

Divorce: When parents start dating again

As parents move through the divorce process, they will naturally grow apart and be increasingly less able to influence the other. For this reason, it's very important to set up mutual expectations about how to parent around new romantic relationships from the beginning. This article offers questions to ask yourself and your ex.

Book Review: Books about divorce for kids

No matter what the topic, reading a relevant book can help parents navigate through tough times. They are helpful partly because books give us guidance on important concepts to cover, and a script to follow, but also because the pictures give our kids a concrete visual image to go along with our words. Today's post is a list and brief summary of some of my favorite books on divorce for younger kids.

Book Review: Mama and Daddy Bear’s Divorce

When parents of young children divorce, explaining the concept of divorce is often a great challenge.  Books can help with this, in part because they give parents a script to follow, concepts to go along with the words, and pictures that give kids a concrete visual image to go along with the words. Mama and Daddy Bear's Divorce, by [...]