Get Dr. Reynolds' latest book! Parenting through Divorce: Helping Children Thrive During and After the Split (Skyhorse Publishing)
Divorce can have a devastating effect on children. Yet for families who carefully consider and manage the intricacies associated with this difficult and upsetting time, the family, as seen from the child’s perspective, can remain strong, healthy, and as loving and supportive as it ever was.
Parenting through Divorce clearly and concisely lays out the specific emotions and reactions parents need to anticipate from their children while going through separation, divorce, and its aftermath. Rather than weighing parents down with complicated plans, confusing information, and legal terminology, this book takes a common-sense approach, providing readers in a state of emotional distress with the practical, down-to-earth advice they need to sensibly and comfortingly guide their children through this often painful process. The book covers the most common mistakes divorcing parents tend to make, as well as addressing special issues that come up for kids of different age groups. This is a much-needed repository of wisdom and practical counsel for any family going through a time of heightened feelings and fragile relationships.
A much-needed repository of wisdom and practical counsel for any family going through divorce, Parenting through Divorce gives you the down-to-earth advice you need to sensibly and comfortingly guide your child through this delicate, emotional time. Covering the most common mistakes divorcing parents tend to make, as well as addressing special issues that come up for kids of different age groups, this book helps you retain a strong, healthy, and loving environment for your child, even in the midst of change.
Advance Praise for "Parenting through Divorce : Helping Children Thrive During and After the Split"
“Divorce is never anyone’s first choice, but when it happens, parents need to know the best way to help their children emerge from the process with their emotional, physical, and spiritual health intact. Parenting through Divorce, with its extremely practical advice, will help you understand your children’s needs and answer the questions you will undoubtedly have as you enter uncharted territory. Don’t leave home without reading this book.”
Michele Weiner-Davis, author of Divorce Busting
“Parenting through Divorce is the most comprehensive compendium of solid practical advice for divorcing parents available.…Dr. Reynolds provides invaluable guidance for those who know in their hearts that there is a better way, especially for children, to navigate the tumultuous waters of an ending marriage.”
Dr. Barry Duncan, author of What’s Right with You: Debunking Dysfunction and Changing Your Life
“Parents who are divorced or in the process of divorcing should have a copy of Parenting through Divorce readily available at all times. It gives clear, straightforward advice for dealing with both common and complex issues faced by most parents during this challenging transition. A welcome guide, I am certain.”
Daniel J. O’Connell, Ed.D., President and CEO, Connecticut Council of Family Service Agencies