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Mom's House, Dad's House for Kids Feeling at Home in One Home or Two

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ISBN-10: 0743277120

ISBN-13: 9780743277129

Edition: 2006

Authors: Isolina Ricci

List price: $17.99
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How kids can stay strong and succeed in life when parents separate, divorce, or get married again. Isolina Ricci'sMom's House, Dad's Househas 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,…    
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 5/2/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Isolina Ricci, Ph.D., whose breakthrough work resulted in Mom's House, Dad's House, is an internationally renowned family expert, lecturer, award-winning mediator, and licensed family therapist who divides her time between consulting for family courts and working directly with families. She is the Director of the New Family Center in northern California.

Meet Dr. Isa A Message for Parents Kids -- Read This Page First
Separation and Divorce Territory
Splitting and Dividing
What's True about Divorce
What's Not True Your Feelings Your Parents and Siblings
Whom Can You Talk To?
Are You an Only Child? Understanding
What Your Siblings
Are Going Through Questions and Answers about Separation and Divorce
The Miserable Middle
Changes and More Changes Great Ways to Stay Connected One Home, Two Homes Friends and School Parents
The Family Team Grandparents and Other Relatives Your Parents' Legal Business
New Ways
New Ways for Parents
You Can Become an Ace Solution Finder
Parents Going Out and Dating
A New Kind of Normal
Stepfamily Territory
Coming Together Quiz: What Do You Know about Stepfamilies?
Your Family Feeling When Parents
Get Married Again Moving in Together
Learning to Live Together Stepfamily Tasks Ways to Get to Know Each Other Better Negotiating
New Rules Trouble Among the Parents Familiar Gripes of Kids in Stepfamilies
Solving a Family Problem
Moving Forward
A New Baby Feeling More Like a Family
Stepparents and Stepsiblings
Stepparents Stepsiblings
Believe in Yourself
Take Care of Your Body
How Do I Take Care of My Body?
Protect Yourself Some Really Big Problems Secrets Promises
How to Get Safe Remember, You Are Not Your Parent
Have Dreams and Goals Power Daydreaming Learn
How to Bounce Back Get Moving with Your Own Dreams
What's True about Life You Are an Original Thinking Traps
Are Gross You Can Train Your Brain You Can Make Smart Choices You Can Repair
Bad Choices You Can Take Care with Your Feelings
You Can Have Someone to Look Up To
Believe in Yourself
You Can Have Heart Know
You Can Do It!
Extras Books Web Resources Sample Problem Solvers and Worksheets More Problem
Solvers and Worksheets Worksheet: Checklist for Taking Stuff to Dad's or Mom's House
Worksheet: Six-Step Solution: David's Too-Long Commute
Worksheet: Six-Step Solution
Worksheet: Gina's Music Camp: Solving the Puzzle
Worksheet: The Prize Puzzle Pieces Thank You
Index