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How to Help Children Cope with Divorce

Divorce is a major life-changer for both spouses and their children. Issues that must be resolved include child support, child custody and visitation, spousal support, and the equitable division of marital property and debts.


This can be an overwhelming and confusing experience for parents, let alone children. Whether the divorce is mutual (uncontested) or contested, we know you want to make the best decision possible for you and your children and are here to help.

Here are our top 5 favorite children and teen books to use as a resource to help your child cope with a divorce:


1) Dinosaurs Divorce


Dinosaurs Divorce (Dino Tales: Life Guides for Families): Brown, Marc, Krasny Brown, Laurie: 9780316109963: Amazon.com: Books





2) Why Can't We Live Together


Why Can't We Live Together?: The Kid-Sized Answer To A King-Sized Question About Divorce: Lovato, Madison, Lovato, Lucas: 9781983845390: Amazon.com: Books





3) Getting Through My Parents' Divorce


Getting Through My Parents' Divorce: A Workbook for Children Coping with Divorce, Parental Alienation, and Loyalty Conflicts: Baker PhD, Amy J. L., Andre PhD, Katherine C.: 9781626251366: Amazon.com: Books




4) Divorce is not the End of the World


Divorce Is Not the End of the World: Zoe's and Evan's Coping Guide for Kids: Stern, Zoe, Stern, Evan: 9781582462417: Amazon.com: Books




5) My Parents Are Divorced Too


My Parents Are Divorced Too: Melanie Ford, Steven Ford, Annie Ford, Jann Blackstone-Ford: 9781591472421: Amazon.com: Books





Thinking about filing for divorce? Call our divorce lawyers and get started on your divorce case today. During a consultation, you will sit down with one of our Sioux Falls lawyers and we will help you figure out your next best steps for moving forward. Call (605) 988-8556 today to get started on your case.