Divorce and Separation:

Rebuilding When Your Relationship Ends – Bruce Fisher

Getting Apart Together: The Couple’s Guide to a Fair Divorce or Separation -Martin A. Kranitz

What About the Kids? Raising Your Children Before, During and After Divorce– Judith Wallerstein, Sandra Blakesley

Mom’s House, Dad’s House; Making Two Homes for Your Child– Isolina Ricci

Parenting After Divorce – Philip Stahl

Divorced Dad’s Survival Book: How to Stay Connected to Your Kids; David Kno

Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way– Gary M. Neuman and Patricia Romanowski

The Truth About Children and Divorce: Dealing with the Emotions so You and Your

Children Can Thrive-Robert Emery

Parenting After Divorce: A Guide to Resolving Conflict and Meeting Your Children’s Needs -Philip Stahl

We’re Still Family– Constance Ahrons (research on adult kids of divorce)

Does Wednesday Mean Mom’s House or Dad’s? Marc Ackerman

Keeping Kids Out of the Middle-Ben Garber

Special Needs Children and Divorce:

I Have a Question About Divorce: a Book for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder or Other Special Needs-Arlen Grad Gaines and Meredith Englander Polsky

Divorce and the Special Needs Child: A Guide for ParentsMargaret Price

For Parents of Boys:

It’s a Boy! : Your Son’s Development from Birth to Age 18-Michael Thompson, Teresa Barker

Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys– Kindlon & Thompson

The Wonder of BoysMichael Gurion

Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men-Leonard Sax

For Parents of Girls:

The Wonder of Girls– Michael Gurion

Reviving Ophelia – Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls; Mary Pipher

Girls on the Edge: Why so Many Girls Are Anxious, Wired and Obsessed—And What Parents Can Do– Leonard Sax

For Parents of Pre-Teens and Teens:

The Divorce Helpbook for Teens-Cynthia MacGregor

Getting to Calm; Cool-Headed Strategies for Parenting ‘Tweens and Teens– Laura Kastner

Teenagers – Cracking the Code: Answers to Parents’ Top 7 Questions-Michael Leavitt

What Are They Thinking?! : The Straight Facts about the Risk-Taking, Social-Networking, Still-Developing Teen Brain-Aaron White, Scott Swartzwelder

The Primal Teen: What the New Discoveries about the Teenage Brain Tell Us about Our Kids-Barbara Strauch

Positive Discipline for Teenagers-Jane Nelson

General Parenting:

Touchpoints: Your Child’s Emotional and Behavioral Development; Brazelton (0-3, 3-6 yrs.)

Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, Birth- Age Five, American Academy of Pediatrics (2014 edition)

Getting to Calm, the Early Years: Cool-Headed Strategies for Raising Caring, Happy and Independent 3-7-Year Olds Laura Kastner

Love & Logic Magic for Early Childhood: Practical Parenting From Birth to Six YearsKlein & Fay

Holding Tight/Letting Go: Raising Healthy Kids in Anxious Times– Ben Garber

Positive Discipline; Jane Nelson (various editions, pre-schoolers through teens)

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind-Daniel Siegel

Siblings Without Rivalry– Faber and Mazlish

Kids Are Worth It; Giving Your Child the Gift of Inner Discipline– Barbara Coloroso

Growing Up Again: Parenting Ourselves- Parenting Our Children-Jean Illsley Clark

Becoming the Parent You Want to Be– Davis and Keyser

Pick Up Your Socks…and Other Skills Growing Children Need-Elizabeth Crary


The Body Keeps the Score: Brain Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma, by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.

The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity, Nadine Burke Harris, M.D.

WEBSITES – free website designed to help divorcing/separated parents heal and support their children – Co-parenting tool – resources for parents, children, extended families and caregivers