The right resources can make all the difference

When you have the proper information and resources, divorce and parenting can be much easier. Throughout the years, we have compiled books, apps, websites, contacts, and other resources to assist you with every aspect of your divorce. If you need further assistance, contact us directly.

Divorce Books for Non-Parents

Getting Past Your Breakup - A positive spin on leaving relationships and how to empower yourself through that loss.

The Optimist’s Guide to Divorce - A wonderful take on a generally dismal and depressing topic, the author does a great job at showing exactly how to get through a divorce and remain optimistic and calm.

Splitopia - Dispatches from today’s good divorce and how to part well.

Websites and apps for co-parenting

Coparently.com

A scheduling and communication tool for divorced and separated parents.

FAYR

An app to help simplify co-parenting. 

Kids’ Turn San Diego

Offers monthly Family Workshops helping children and their parents through divorce-related transitions and challenges.

Our Family Wizard

A handy scheduling and communication app for families with children.

2houses

A set of tools that help parents to communicate better and get organized for the happiness of their children.

Talking Parents

Co-parenting app to communicate effectively with your co-parent.

TwoHappyHomes

Creative communication and organization tools for co-parents. 

UpToParents

A free, charity-run website for co-parents to learn how to better work together to support their children. See the introduction video here.

Resources for Co-parents

Child-Centered Divorce

A support network for parents with helpful resources on divorce and co-parenting, parenting children of divorce, and dating as a divorced parent, including a book on how to tell the kids about divorce.

Planning for Parenting Time

A valuable PDF guide created by the Arizona courts for parents seeking information and advice on making the best decisions for their children.

Co-Parenting Communication Guide

Another PDF guide created by the Arizona courts. This guide is intended to help co-parents with the essential communication skills they’ll need to support their children.

Crisis Planning and Counseling for Parents with Shared Custody

This online counseling resource breaks down different family scenarios and challenges that families might be facing during COVID-19.

Academy of Professional Family Mediations 

The premier organization for divorce and family mediators which provides many great articles about going through divorce and co-parenting. 

Mediate.com

A wide array of articles to better understand the mediation process and co-parenting. 

SPLIT: A Film for Kids of Divorce (and their Parents)

SPLIT is a deeply personal film that explores the effects of divorce on children. The film features twelve children aged 6–12, who explore the often frightening and life-altering separations of their parents.

Watch a clip of the movie below.

Divorce Books for Co-parents:

 

Putting Kids First in Divorce: How to Reduce Conflict, Preserve Relationships and Protect Children During and After Divorce

Conversations with high-integrity divorce professionals including our mediators, Amanda D. Singer and Jennifer M. Segura.

Family Changes: Explaining Divorce to Children by Azmaira H. Maker, Ph.D.

Living Together, Separating, Divorcing: Surviving during a Pandemic

Articles from over 70 mediators worldwide, including Amanda Singer, on divorcing and co-parenting during a pandemic.

Mom’s House Dad’s House by Isolina Ricci

Mom’s House Dad’s House for Kids: Feeling at Home in One Home or Two by Isolina Ricci

The Co-Parents Handbook by Karen Bonnell

Putting Children First: Proven Parenting Strategies for Helping Children Thrive Through Divorce by JoAnne Pedro-Carroll

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