From the author of the classic Momâ€™s House, Dadâ€™s House, the essential guide for kids on how to stay strong and succeed in life when parents separate, divorce, or get married again.Isolina Ricciâ€™s Momâ€™s House, Dadâ€™s House has been the gold standard for inspiring and supporting divorcing and remarrying parents for more than twenty-five years. With her new book, Dr. Isa adapts her time-tested advice on maneuvering the emotional, logistical, and legal realities of separation, divorce, and stepfamilies to speak directly to children. Alongside practical ways to cope with big changes she offers older children and their families key resiliency tools that kids can use now and the rest of their lives. Kids and families are encouraged to believe in themselves, to take heart, and to plan for their lives ahead. Momâ€™s House, Dadâ€™s House for Kids is packed with practical tips, frank answers, easy-to-use lists, â€śtrain your brainâ€ť ideas, reproducible worksheets, and things to try when words just wonâ€™t come out right. Kids will learn how to: Â· Deal with parents living apart, schedules, and dueling house rulesÂ· Settle comfortably in one home or twoÂ· Stay out of the â€śmiserable middleâ€ť when parents fightÂ· Manage stress, guilt, change, fear, and other feelingsÂ· Stay connected with parents, relatives, and the â€śrightâ€ť friendsÂ· Appreciate the gifts (and deal with the gripes) of their new version of familyÂ· Feel better FAST! Kids canâ€™t get their parents back together, but they can help themselves get stronger and go on to succeed in life. This book shows them how.
Parenting & Families, Family Relationships, Divorce,