“Dinosaurs Divorce” is a children's book written by Laurene Krasny Brown and Marc Brown. The book uses the metaphor of dinosaurs to explore the topic of divorce in a way that is accessible and relatable to young readers. It addresses the various emotions and experiences that children may go through when their parents decide to separate or get a divorce. The book covers topics such as why parents get divorced, what happens during a divorce, living in two homes, and dealing with new family arrangements. It also provides reassurance to children that they are not alone in their feelings and that they are still loved by both parents, regardless of the changes in their family structure. Overall, “Dinosaurs Divorce” aims to help children understand and cope with the complexities of divorce in a sensitive and age-appropriate manner.
“Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way” is a book written by M. Gary Neuman, a family therapist, with the assistance of Patricia Romanowski. The book provides practical guidance and support for parents who are going through a divorce and are seeking ways to help their children navigate the emotional challenges that come with it. The Sandcastles program, developed by Neuman, is a widely recognized and court-approved approach that focuses on the emotional well-being of children during and after a divorce.
The book offers a comprehensive overview of the Sandcastles program, which includes age-specific advice, activities, and techniques for parents to use with their children. It addresses common issues that children face during a divorce, such as feelings of guilt, anger, confusion, and fear. The book also emphasizes the importance of open communication, reassuring children of their parents' love, and helping them understand that the divorce is not their fault.
In addition to providing practical tools and strategies, “Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way” encourages parents to prioritize their children's emotional needs and to work collaboratively to create a stable and nurturing environment. The book serves as a valuable resource for parents who want to support their children through the difficult transition of divorce and build a positive foundation for their future.