Book List

For Children

NightmareClosetThere’s a Nightmare in my Closet by Mercer Mayer – A wonderful book for children dealing with bedtime fears.


My Family’s Changing (A First Look At Series) by Pat Thomas – This is excellent for young children experiencing a divorce in the family. It provides a good conversation starter on the topic and helps normalize a child’s feelings.

DinosaursDivorceDinosaurs Divorce – Marc Brown – This is recommended for younger children experiencing a divorce in the family, especially a contentious one.

For Parents

ExplosiveChildThe Explosive Child – A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children – Ross W. Greene – An excellent resource for parents struggling  with a child that is very easily frustrated and has explosive outbursts.

WhatHappensNextWhat Happens Next? Raising a Son With Autism – Rick Schostek – Written by a father about raising an autistic child. The author does a great job of sharing with the reader how autism affects the family.

ParentingAfterDivorceParenting After Divorce – Resolving Conflicts and Meeting Your Children’s Needs (Rebuilding Books) – Philip M. Stahl – My favorite recommendation for parents experiencing a divorce. A concise how-to guide.