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Title:
Dear mom and dad : what kids of divorce really want to say to their parents
Author:
Rothchild, Gillian.
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Publication Information:
New York : Pocket Books, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xiii, 93 pages ; 18 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780671027889
Format :
Book

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Central Library HQ777.5 .R68 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

More Than 180 Ways to Help Your Child Survive Your Divorce-- "Please don't ever ask me to keep secrets from my other parent."-- "Tell me the truth. Divorce can be a very hard and painful thing for everyone."-- "Please don't cram a lot of fun activities into our visit with little time to talk or cuddle."


Excerpts

Excerpts

Ten Commandments for Divorced Parents 1. Thou shalt not make derogatory statements about the other parent. 2. Thou shalt not make your child your best friend to confide in. 3. Thou shalt not use your child as a messenger service. 4. Thou shalt not deny your child's feelings or your own. 5. Thou shalt openly give your child permission to love and respect the other parent. 6. Thou shalt not change house rules to compete with the other parent. CONSISTENCY + DISCIPLINE = LOVE 7. Thou shalt not change the visitation arrangements. 8. Thou shalt never make your child feel "stuck in the middle." 9. Thou shalt never blame or indicate the divorce is due to or revolves around your child. Divorce IS A GROWN-UP MATTER. 10. Thou shalt always practice loving, positive, and consistent parenting and make your child's world a safe and special place to live. Copyright © 1999 by Gillian Rothchild

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