Using different formats (letters, stories, guidelines) this book gives sound and thoughtful advice giving lots of different viewpoints and approaches with a positive feel.
Mum and Dad explain to a young boy why they are separating, offering lots of reassurance to allay worries and fears.
Irreverent look at divorce with the underlying message that divorce is preferable to living with unhappy parents. This is not a serious examination of the issue!
Now that his parents have separated, Ned feels worried about spending weekends at his Dad's new flat. The arrival of a helpless baby bird into his life helps Ned cope with his new situation.
Using photographs, this book looks at the emotions that children may feel, and the situations in which they may find themselves.
Keith desperately wants to solve the money and marriage problems faced by his parents. An adventure holiday for the whole family seems to provide the perfect solution. However, Keith discovers that problems aren't always easily solved and begins to realise that life can be just as good even if his parents live apart.
A reassuring story about a new home with Mum after the parents' separation and about making a new friend.
A description of a rainy day spent with Dad, who no longer lives at home. Dad reassures his son that things will get better as time goes by.
A series of case studies about children who are dealing with, or who feel they might be dealing with, a family break-up.
Heart warming story about a young girl learning to live with two families, one in Britain and one in Africa, after her parents divorce. Beautifully illustrated.
A small boy spends a day with Dad who comes and leaves by train. They have a day doing things together and are obviously very close despite no longer living together.
A brother and sister spend alternate weekends with their father. A story about belonging in two places.
Picture book for older readers which deals honestly with the emotions felt when a child lives with her Dad, visits Mum occasionally, and has to come to terms with her Dad's girlfriend and her son. The serious, difficult situation is tempered by the zany visual jokes.
A positive and encouraging look at the advantages, rather than disadvantages, of two homes. Told from the child’s view point.
When Oliver’s parents separate, they both show him how much they love him. Initially he feels isolated and alone at his new pre-school, but he gains confidence enough to help another new child.
Works nationally and locally for and with single parents to improve their lives