Children and divorce

Guide your children through the emotions of divorce

Children have fragile emotions and often have difficulty expressing exactly how they feel which results in unusuakl behavior, screaming matches and generally unacceptable behavior. The other extreme is that they withdraw into themselves and do not communicate at all. Both are unhealthy and both need to be dealt with to ensure that the divorce they are experiencing does not leave a long lasting negative imprint on their lives.

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
Learning to communicate with your children during a divorce is vitally important for their development and future happiness. This is a vital and practical book which will guide you to better communication including example dialogues to and responses to questions.
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Have a New Kid by Friday: How to Change Your Child’s Attitude, Behaviour & Character in 5 Days
Behaviour of children during a divorce can change dramatically and it is essential that you learn to recognise behavioural patterns while being equipped with the tools to turn negative behaviour into positive behaviour. This is highly recommended reading, buy 2 copies, one for you and one for your ex spouse or soon to be ex spouse.
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1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12
All too often during a divorce discipline goes out the window while you sub conciously feel you need to make up for the failure in your marriage. Children thrive on discipline in the knowledge of where the boundaries are. These are practical techniques to adjust behaviour in 2 to 12 year old children
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Future-Proof Your Child: Parenting the Wired Generation
During a divorce we often become blind to what our children are experiencing and doing. This is a fantastic book to move the emphasis away from the divorce experience and help take your children to a new level of understanding the world they live in.. You will as well. Highly recommended reading for divorcing couples.
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Children Need Boundaries: Effective Discipline without Punishment: Effective discipline without punishment
No matter what their background, religion or current situation, children need the physical and emotional safety of boundaries and containment. And they need to know what the consequences would be should they overstep the boundaries. Setting boundaries in an understanding and loving environment creates positive outcomes. Learn to do this effectively. Highly recommended.
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Connection Parenting: Parenting Through Connection Instead of Coercion, Through Love Instead of Fear
We are impatient and want results right away and ioften we think that threats annd intimidation, instilling a fear into a child will change their behaviour. You are not alone with this type of parenting but need to change the way you look at it and express your discipline make your parenting effective and positive. It is about their futiure after all.
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Raising a Daughter: Parents and the Awakening of a Healthy Woman
Society’s confusing and often contradictory messages to girls and women make raising a daughter an especially daunting responsibility for any parent. Girls are born believing that they can do anything and achieve anything but there are sexist attitudes out there that have the ability to restrict their development. Guide your daughter to achieve in this world.
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Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves: Transforming Parent-Child Relationships from Reaction and Struggle to Freedom, Power and Joy
A healthy and supportive parent child relationship is the most beautiful relationship of all. Reach out to your children in the right way and they will reach back and allow you to envelop them with all their hearts. You will both live with this love the rest of your lives.
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