BOOKS FOR ADULTS: PARENTING PLANS AND WORKBOOKS
But...What About Me! (How it Feels to be a Kid in Divorce), by Bonnie Doss
Child Custody: Building Parenting Agreements that Work (3rd Ed.), by Mimi E, Lyster (Nolo Press, Jan 2000).
The Children's Book, by Marilyn S. McKnight Erickson and Stephen K. Erickson. A communication workbook for parents to use and pass back and forth as the children spend time in different homes. Includes places to record the schedule, activities, names, addresses and birthdays of friends and families, etc.
Creating a Successful Parenting Plan, by Dr. A. Jayne Major
Co-Parenting: Sharing Your Child Equally, by Miriam Galper
The Custody Revolution: The Father Factor and the Motherhood Mystique, by R. Warshak
Divorce Book For Parents, by Vicki Lansky
The Divorce Decisions Workbook, by Margorie Louise Engel and Diana Delhi Gould. A planning and action guide. Contains extensive forms for information-gathering and decision-making.
The Divorced Parent, by Stephanie Marston
Families Apart, by M. Blau
Growing Up Again: Parenting Ourselves, Parenting Our Children, by Jean Clark
Helping Children Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way, by Gary Newman
Helping Your Child Succeed After Divorce, by Florence Bienenfeld
How to Help Your Children Overcome Your Divorce, by E. Benedek and C. Brown
Impasses Of Divorce, by J. Johnson and L. Campbell
Joint Custody With A Jerk, by Julie A. Ross and Judy Corcoran. Excellent suggestions for examining each parent's role in ongoing parental disputes. Communication skills for dealing with a difficult ex-spouse. "Not just for people who have joint custody and not just for jerks."
Kids Are Worth It, by Barbara Coloroso
Mom's House, Dad's House: A Complete Guide for Parents Who Are Separated, Divorced or Remarried, by Isolina Ricci. A practical guide to setting up a two-home parenting arrangement. Useful for parents whether or not joint custody is chosen. Includes guiding principles for co-parenting and maps out emotional stages and milestones from the time of separation through remarriage.
Parenting Through Divorce, by Karen J. Todd, M.C. and Nancy Barros, M.A.
The Parent's Book About Divorce, by Richard Gardner
The Parent's Handbook: Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP), by Dinkmeyer and McKay; STEP for Parenting of Teens
Parent vs. Parent: How You and Your Child Can Survive the Custody Battle, by Stephen P. Herman
Positive Discipline, by Jane Nelson
Raising Self-Reliant Children In a Self-Indulgent World, by Stephen Gleen and Jane Nelson
Parenting Teens with Love and Logic, by Cline & Fay
Second Changes, by Judith S. Wallerstein and Sandra Blackslee
Parenting the Teenage Brain: Understanding a Work in Progress by Sheryl Feinstein
Sharing the Children: How To Resolve Custody Problems And Get On With Your Life, by Robert Adler
Why Do They Act That Way?: A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen, by David Walsh and Nat Bennett
The Primal Teen: What the New Discoveries about the Teenage Brain Tell Us About Our Kids, by Barbara Strauch
Get Out of My Life, But First Could You Drive Me & Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent's Guide to the New Teenager, Revised and Updated, by Anthony E. Wolf
The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating A Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids, by Madeline Levine
Too Much of A Good Thing: Raising Children of Character in an Indulgent Age, by Daniel J. Kindlon
Shared Parenthood After Divorce, by Ciji Ware
Surviving the Break Up: How Children And Parents Cope With Divorce, by Judith S. Wallerstein and Joan B. Kelley
Touchpoints: Your Child's Emotional and Behavioral Development, by T, Berry Brazelton
Without Spanking or Spoiling, by Elizabeth Crary
Vicky Lansky's Divorce Book for Parents, by V. Lansky
Your _____ Year Old (one book for each age), by Louise Bates Ames