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Dad book and It’s a Dad book

The Dad book: will help you set your child up for success in life while dealing with common issues men and fathers face today. Well researched and filled with relevant, real-life experiences, Dad moves, entertains and equips.

It’s a Dad book: Becoming a father is an awe-inspiring experience, but it’s also uncharted territory for most men. This practical and humorous guide will take you through your partner’s pregnancy, the birth of your child and the early days of being a father.

Everyone’s Guide to Divorce and Separation

With one in three marriages now ending in divorce, it is imperative to be informed of the pitfalls, challenges and legal aspects involved in divorce and separation. Other rules and laws may apply to the many couples who prefer to cohabit rather than get married, but they, too, need to be informed of their rights when the relationship breaks down.

Was it the Chocolate Pudding?

This tells the story of divorce in a typical family from the point of view of an engaging young narrator. Readers learn about divorce and receive age-appropriate explanations of what is happening regarding such issues as single-parent homes and joint custody. But most importantly, the narrator explains that divorce is not the child’s fault – it is a grown-up problem. The story emphasizes the need for communication between parent and child and includes a “Note to Parents” by psychologist and author Jane Annunziata, PsyD.

It’s not your fault Koko bear

Koko Bear learns what divorce means, how to deal with changes, how to recognize and talk about her feelings, and that the divorce is not her fault. Each page includes tips for parents.

Cory helps kids cope with divorce

Ages 4 to 8 years. This book is part of the Cory Series to help children cope with challenging issues. This version presents engaging activities to help very young clients cope with divorce. Cory, the central character in the story, helps children gradually confront and process their feelings and reactions related to the divorce. Therapeutic games, art, and other playful activities are incorporated to lower the threat level of therapy and engage children in treatment. Questions and re-enforcers are woven throughout the story to captivate and sustain the child’s interest in the story and to evaluate and encourage the child’s integration of the material. Includes a reproducible story, activities, and detailed parent handouts.

What can I do?

A young girl tries everything she can think of to keep her parents from getting a divorce, but with the help of her school counsellor, she comes to realize that the divorce is not her fault.

What in the World Do You Do When Your Parents Divorce?

This companion to “Speaking of Divorce” is for kids ages 7-12. In a simple question-and-answer format, the book gently explains what divorce is, why parents decide to divorce, new living arrangements, how to handle feelings, and other basics to help children understand what’s happening in their lives. With honesty and simplicity, the authors help children realize that divorce isn’t their fault, strong emotions are okay, and families can survive difficult changes. Written to and for kids, this book is also recommended for parents, educators, counsellors, and youth workers.

Dinosaurs Divorce

A reassuring look at what to expect before and after divorce. Using the familiar dinosaur motif, the authors look at their subject from a child’s eye view, glancing at such things as family counselling and financial changes, but focusing on emotional stress and ways to deal with it, learning to accept new family members and adjusting to new living arrangements.

My family’s changing

This unusual picture book for younger children explores the issue of divorce. The author of this book is a psychotherapist and counsellor and helps children to face their fears, worries and questions when their family is going through a break-up. A special feature, What About You? sidebars appear frequently with questions directed at the child reading the book. The questions encourage children to explore their own feeling about the situation. Full-colour illustrations throughout.

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