My Parents Are Getting A Divorce...
I Wonder What Will Happen To Me
An Interactive Discussion Book for Children ages 4–12
As a parent, when you think about the word “divorce,” many feelings might come to your mind, but what about your children’s feelings? How can you help them deal with their very real feelings about your divorce?
At a Glance
- My Parents Are Getting A Divorce... I Wonder What Will Happen To Me
- An Interactive Discussion Book for Children ages 4–12
- Trim Size
- 7″ × 10″
- Purchase Options
About the Book
Feelings are a superpower when used responsibly. Feelings tend to get a bad reputation because they can sometimes be overwhelming and painful, but feelings help us learn to cope, process, and heal from all the things we experience. The true healing powers of feelings can get lost in all the chaos. It is time to take children’s feelings out of the shadows and bring them to the light. Sharing all feelings is important in the healing process.
This interactive workbook:
- provides a safe space for children to stay “whole” before, during, and after their parents’ divorce.
- gives children a healthy, creative outlet to explore and process their feelings by initiating discussion as well as discovering the power of self-affirmation and drawing.
- takes a journey inside the concerns of children regarding how their lives will be changed by their parents’ divorce.
My Parents Are Getting A Divorce interactive discussion book is a valuable and thoughtful resource for divorcing parents and their children. The mother/daughter co-author introduction provides a clear understanding of how parents, counselors and other professionals can use this workbook as a tool for more useful and effective communication with children of divorce. As founder of the Child-Centered Divorce Network, I appreciate the simplicity as well as value of each question being asked. Children from 4 to 12 are invited to think about and answer these questions and also come up with questions of their own. These promptings enable parents and professionals to get deeper insights into challenges, fears or insecurities children are coping with that they may not be expressing. Used as designed, this beautifully illustrated discussion book can help children understand what is happening to them in the present as well as how life may look for them well into the future. It also stimulates deeper family discussions which is always of value for every parent.
Founder of the Child-Centered Divorce Network,
Author of How Do I Tell The Kids About The Divorce?
About the Illustrator
Samuel Wilson is a 38 year-old artist who has been in the profession for the better part of his life, primarily focusing on illustration and painting. As a husband and a father, Samuel has a special love for artwork involving children, and has illustrated for children's authors across the United States. Samuel can be reached via email or through his website, samwilson-online.com