Children of Divorce: Helping Kids When Their Parents Are Apart

Paperback | October 20, 1992

byDebbie Barr

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The adults who love them want to know, "How can I help?" Based on research and interviews with single parents and children, Children of Divorce provides a sympathetic, insightful answer to their question. It shows: -How to tell your child about divorce -How children respond to divorce according to their age -How to help children grow spiritually -How parents, grandparents, church workers, and teachers can help children of divorce -- This realistic yet compassionate book tells the truth about divorce -- how it forever changes the lives of those it touches. It speaks candidly about how children respond to divorce and the changes it imposes on their lives. But Children of Divorce also tells the truth about how Christianity in action can make a difference.

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Every year, over one million kids see their parents divorce. This realistic book tells the truth about divorce--how it forever changes the lives of those it touches. Barr offers tips anyone can use to help children cope and includes read-aloud stories to help preschoolers. A revised edition of Caught in the Crossfire

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The adults who love them want to know, "How can I help?" Based on research and interviews with single parents and children, Children of Divorce provides a sympathetic, insightful answer to their question. It shows: -How to tell your child about divorce -How children respond to divorce according to their age -How to help children grow...

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The adults who love them want to know, "How can I help?" Based on research and interviews with single parents and children, Children of Divorce provides a sympathetic, insightful answer to their question. It shows: -How to tell your child about divorce -How children respond to divorce according to their age -How to help children grow s...

Debbie Barr is a freelance writer and speaker. She holds a journalism degree from Pennsylvania State University and has been published in numerous Christian periodicals. She lives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:October 20, 1992Publisher:Zondervan

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0310287413

ISBN - 13:9780310287414

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CONTENTSAcknowledgementsIntroductionPART ONE: When the Bough Breaks1. The Children of Divorce2. A Death in the FamilyPART TWO: How Children Respond to Divorce3. Babies and Toddlers4. Preschoolers (Two- to Four-Year-Olds)5. Five- to Eight-Year-Olds6. Preteen (Nine- to Twelve-Year-Olds)7. TeenagersPART THREE: Tell Me Where It Hurts8. Report Card Blues9. Where Is God?10. Money MattersPART FOUR: Family Ties11. The Grandparent Connection12. Solo Parenting13. Prescription for Parents14. Family HeirloomsPART FIVE: Healing Propositions15. A Pound of Cure: How Teachers, Friends, and Churches Can HelpAppendix: How to Know God in a Personal WayNotesMATT AND KIM: A Read-Aloud Story for Children1. Bad News!2. Is It My Fault?3. Why Do I Feel So Bad?Will Mommy and Daddy Get Back Together?

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Every year, over one million kids see their parents divorce. This realistic book tells the truth about divorce--how it forever changes the lives of those it touches. Barr offers tips anyone can use to help children cope and includes read-aloud stories to help preschoolers. A revised edition of Caught in the Crossfire