Helping Your Kids Cope With Divorce: The Sandcastles Way
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Helping Your Kids Cope With Divorce: The Sandcastles Way

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Divorce is painful and confusing. Perhaps now more than ever, you want to give your child all the love, support, and guidance he or she needs, but everything seems harder and more complicated. Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way can help. Based on Gary Neuman's phenomenally successful Sandcastles program, which has helped more than fifty thousand childr...more
Hardcover, 460 pages
Published May 5th 1998 by Times Books (first published 1998)
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G Walker
This was (and remains) a very hard book to read. Not because the the writing style, but because of the reality of the pain of having to walk this road. The section on the introduction of new partners (and seeing how that impacts little ones) was especially brutal. That said, if you live in the West, this is an important book. This book is for those who are facing the reality of or walking in the reality of a divorce who have children and are trying, struggling and fighting to help their children...more
I have used this book in the past with children I taught whose parents were going through a divorce. The author provides many strategies to help parents and teachers understand the perspective of children as they experience divorce and provides many strategies to help support them.
Sheila Myers
Aug 22, 2007 Sheila Myers rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who is going through a divorce
Still in the process of reading, but it contains some very valuable information. PLUS, it totally validates some of my concerns/issues. Nice to see my thoughts and reasonings actually in written form.
I have used this book to work with families going through divorces. The author is extremely helpful in helping parents to understand this process from the child's point of view and age of the child.
If you have children and any of the following are true:

*considering divorce

you MUST read this excellent book. You owe it to your kids, and you owe it to yourself.
Just started browsing to help the boys and myself. Not much time to read these days but thought this could be helpful.
This book wasn't bad. It just wasn't relevant to the problems I am trying to solve.
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