Recommended Reading

For Your Marriage

The Good Marriage by Judith Wallerstein & Sandra Blakesee
Boundaries in Marriage by Henry Cloud & John Townsend
Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by Dennis Gottman
The 5 Love Languages by Gary D. Chapman
Stop Walking On Eggshells by M.S.T. Mason
It’s All Your Fault by Bill Eddy

For You

Helping Your Kids Cope With Divorce The Sandcastle Way by  M. Gary Neuman
Crazy Time : Surviving Divorce and Building a New Life, Revised Edition by Abigail Trafford
For Better or For Worse: Divorce Reconsidered by E. Mavis Hetherington & John Kelly
The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce : The 25 Year Landmark Study by Judith S. Wallerstein, Julia M. Lewis, Sandra Blakeslee
What About the Kids? Raising Your Children Before, During, and After Divorce by Judith S. Wallerstein & Sandra Blakeslee
The Two Roads to Divorce by Lenard Marlow
The Co-Parents’ Handbook: Raising Well-Adjusted, Resilient, and Resourceful Kids in a Two-Home Family from Little Ones to Young Adults by Karen Bonnell
The Truth About Children and Divorce by Dr. Robert Emery
Renegotiating Family Relationships by Dr. Robert Emery
The Good Divorce: Keeping Your Family Together When Your Marriage Comes Apart by Constance Ahrons
What About the Kids? Raising Your Children Before, During and After Divorce by Judith Wallerstein, PhD. & Sandra Blakesee
Collaborative Divorce: The Revolutionary Way to Restructure Your Family, Resolve Legal Issues and Move on With Your Life by Pauline Tesler & Peggy Thompson
Putting Children First, Proven Parenting Strategies for Helping Children Thrive Through Divorce by JoAnne Pedro-Carroll
Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss what Matters Most by Douglas Stone
Calling It Quits: Late-Life Divorce and Starting Over by Deirdre Bair
He’s History, You’re Not: Surviving Divorce After 40 by Erica Manfred

For Your Kids

Babies & Toddlers (Ages 0 – 3)
Two Homes by Claire Masurel & Kady Macdonald Denton
It’s Not Your Fault, Koko Bear by Vicki Larson

Young Children (Ages 4 – 9)
Dinosaur Divorce by Marc Brown & Laurie Krasny Brown
Was it the Chocolate Pudding? by Sandra Levins & Bryan Langdo
We’re Having a Tuesday by DK Simoneau
My Stick Family: Helping Children Cope with Divorce by Natalie June Reilly
I Don’t Want to Talk About It by Jeanie Franz Ransom
Mama and Daddy Bear’s Divorce by Cornelia Maude Spelman
At Daddy’s on Saturdays by Linda Walvoord Girard

Tweens (Ages 9-12)
Rope Burn by Jan Siebold
The Divorce Express by Paula Danzinger
The Divorce Helpbook for Teens by Cynthia MacGregor
My Parents Are Getting Divorced: How to Keep It Together When Your Mom and Dad Are Splitting Up by Florence Cadier
Help! A Girl’s Guide to Divorce and Stepfamilies by Nancy Holyoke
What in the World Do You Do When Your Parents Divorce: A Survival Guide For Kids by Kent Winchester & Roberta Beyer
The Days of Summer by Eve Bunting
Loon Summer by Barbara Santucci

About Parenting Plans

Using Child Development Research to Make Appropriate Custody and Access Decisions for Young Children by Joan B. Kelly & Michael E. Lamb
Developing Beneficial Parenting Plan Models for Children Following Separation and Divorce by Joan B. Kelly
Creating Effective Parenting Plans: A Developmental Approach for Lawyers and Divorce Professionals by John N. Hartson & Brenda J. Payne
Parallel Parenting for High Conflict Families by Philip M. Stahl

If You Want A Collaborative Divorce

Avoiding Litigation by Sherrie R. Abney
Beyond Winning by Robert H. Mnookin
Collaborative Divorce Handbook: Effectively Helping Divorcing Families Without Going to Court by Forrest S. Mosten
Collaborative Divorce: The Revolutionary New Way to Restructure Your Family, Resolve Legal Issues, and Move on with Your Life by Pauline Tesler & Peggy Thompson
Collaborative Practice: Deepening the Dialogue by Nancy J. Cameron
Collaborative Family Law by Richard W. Shields & Victoria Smith
Complete Guide to Mediation: The Cutting Approach to Family Law Practice by Forrest S. Mosten
Mediation Career Guide: A Strategic Approach to Building a Successful Practice by Forrest S. Mosten
Navigating Emotional Currents of Collaborative Divorce: A Guide to Enlightened Team Practice, with a Foreword by Pauline Tesler, Esquire by Kate Scharff & Lisa Herrick
The Collaborative Way to Divorce by Ron Ousky & Stuart Webb
Unbundling Legal Services: A Guide to Delivering Legal Services a la Carte by Forrest S. Mosten

Getting Back Into the Dating Scene

Get it Right This Time by Amy Schoen
He Is Just Not That Into You by Greg Behrendt & LizTuccillo

For Stepparents & Blended Families

The Happy Stepmother by Rachelle Katz
Stepfamilies by James H. Bray & John Kelly
Keys to Successful Stepfathering by Carl E. Pickhardt
Stepmonster by Wednesday Martin
A Career Girl’s Guide to Becoming a Stepmom by Jacquelyn B. Fletcher
Stepcoupling by Susan Wisdom & Jennifer Green