A FRESH LOOK AT COPARENTING with new insights and easy-to-use interactive tools
This is a real toolkit! It takes a fresh look at everyday coparenting, updating and building on some of the concepts in the Mom's House, Dad's House books and then breaks new ground with an even broader vision for today. The unique design and format allows readers to digest material rapidly. Dozens of examples, Quizzes, Guides, Checklists, Worksheets, and more, including these tools:
"Strength Boosters" for parents
Three new Guidelines for CoParenting-
1. the basics, 2. for conflict, 3. for flexibility
Tools for successful meetings, negotiations
Emails, texts, tweets, "Words to Try",
Parenting Plans, healthy schedules, when
overnights are and are not the answer, and
Reviews and Endorsements:
"The CoParenting Toolkit will likely become the resource manual for coparents, their attorneys, and mediators… ---Claire N. Barnes, MA, Executive Director, Kids' Turn
"Best I have seen in this kind of book! …more useful and practical information in fewer pages than any other author on this topic. It's actually fun to read." ---Phillip Reedy, MA, Family Court Mediator, former Education Coordinator, California Statewide Office of Family Court Services
About the author:
Isolina Ricci, PhD, is the author of the enduring classic for parents, Mom's House, Dad's House, and the book for parents and kids, Mom's House, Dad's House for KIDS. She is an internationally recognized licensed family therapist, educator, and mediator whose work has inspired and supported two generations of parents.
Many of her pioneering concepts such as "Parenting Plans," the "business-like" approach for managing conflict and communications, better words to replace legal terms like "custody" and "visitation," have all become accepted standards. Her work has been cited in courtrooms, classrooms, and legal publications.
Dr. Ricci is the founder and director of Custody & CoParenting Solutions and CoParentingToday.com (formerly known as The New Family Center).
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