Recommended Reading


Judge Roderic Duncan. A Judge’s Guide to Divorce: Uncommon Advice from the Bench. Nolo, 2007. Print.

Trafford, Abigail. Crazy Time: Surviving Divorce and Building a New Life. Harper Perennial—A Division of HarperCollins Publishers, 1992. Print.

Wallerstein, Judith S. and Kelly, Joan B. Surviving the Breakup. Basic Books—A Subsidiary of Perseus Books, L.L.C., 1992. Print.


Ackerman, Marc J., PhD. “Does Wednesday Mean Mom’s House or Dad’s?” Parenting Together While Living Apart. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2008. Print.

Emery, Robert E., PhD. The Truth About Children and Divorce: Dealing With Emotions So You and Your Children Can Thrive. Plume, 2006. Print.

Gemelke, Tenessa. Stay Close: 40 Clever Ways to Connect with Kids When You’re Apart. Minneapolis, MN: Search Institute, 2005. Print.

Lansky, Vicki. Divorce Book for Parents. 3rd ed. New York: Book Peddlers, 1996. Print.

McWilliams, Joan H., Esq. Parenting Plans For Families After Divorce. Denver, CO: McWilliams Meditation Group, 2011. Print.

Ricci, Isolina, Phd. The CoParenting Toolkit: 7 Secrets for Success. CoParentingToday Publications, 2011. Print.

Price, Margaret S. The Special Needs Child and Divorce: A Practical Guide to Evaluating and Handling Cases. Chicago. Ill.: American Bar Association, Section of Family Law, 2009. Print.


Fisher, Roger, Ury William, and Patton, Bruce, ed. Getting to Yes. Second Ed. A Penguin Book, 1991.

Haynes, John M. The Fundamentals of Family Mediation. State University of New York Press, 1994.

Mayer, Bernard. Staying With Conflict. John Wiley & Sons, 2009.

Moore, Christopher W. The Mediation Process: Practical Strategies for Resolving Conflict. Jossey-Bass—An Imprint of Wiley, 2003.

Mosten, Forrest S. Collaborative Divorce Handbook: Helping Families Without Going To Court. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2009. Print.

Saposnek, Donald T. Mediating Child Custody Disputes. Rev. Ed. Josey Bass Publishers, 1998.

Children’s Books

Brown, Laurene Krasny., and Marc Tolon. Brown. Dinosaurs Divorce: A Guide for Changing Families. Boston: Brown for Young Readers, 1988. Print.

Lansky, Vicki, Jane Prince, and Vicki L. Lansky. KoKo Doll Divorce Book. Book Peddlers, 1999. Print.

Levins, Sandra, and Bryan Langdo. Was It the Chocolate Pudding: A Story for Little Kids About Divorce. Washington, D.C.: Magination, 2005. Print.

Simoneau, D. K., and Brad Cornelius. We’re Having a Tuesday. Lakewood, CO: AC Publications Group, 2006. Print.

Winchester, Kent, Roberta Beyer, and Elizabeth Verdick. What in the World Do You Do When Your Parents Divorce?: A Survival Guide for Kids. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit, 2001. Print.

Price, Margaret S. The Special Needs Child and Divorce. Chicago. Ill.: American Bar Association, Section of Family Law, 2015 (2d Ed.). Print.

Online Resources

Children and Divorce | Placing Children First When Parents Part. Web. 30 Nov. 2012. Web. 30 Nov. 2012.

Our Family Wizard. Web. 30 Nov. 2012.

Postcards from Splitsville. Web. 5 Feb. 2013.

Proud To Parent. Web. 30 Nov. 2012.

The Other Side of the Bench: Reflections on Ten Years in Family Court. Web. 5 Feb. 2013, Judge Angela Arkin

UpToParents. Web. 5 Feb. 2013.