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3 Ways Families Are Like Conveyor Belts

Conveyor belts are a great asset to businesses, whether they're used in warehouses, assembly lines, or other applications. In the same way, families are a great asset when each...

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A Guide to Divorce Mediation: How to Reach a Fair, Legal Settlement at a Fraction of the Cost

Mediation is an alternative to high legal fees, endless haggling, rancor and recrimination. Friedman details what each couple should bring to mediation: motivation, responsibility and willingness to both agree and disagree.
Posted: 12/18/2007 08:33 PM EST more »


ABCs of Divorce for Women

This book focuses on what you need to know to manage the changes in your life before, during and after your divorce.
Posted: 12/18/2007 08:37 PM EST more »


Boomer's Guide to Divorce (And a New Life)

This book is designed for those who are ending marriages and starting over while coping with teenaged children, aging parents, looming retirement, health and fitness concerns and other midlife issues.
Posted: 12/18/2007 08:32 PM EST more »


Ex-Etiquette for Parents: Good Behavior After a Divorce or Separation

The book teaches you how to make choices that are in the best interest of your children or stepchildren. Ford is married to Jupe’s ex-husband, giving the book an interesting perspective.
Posted: 12/18/2007 08:29 PM EST more »


Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way

The counselor/rabbi/mediator deals with a number of issues, such as how to build a co-parenting relationship, when you or your child should see a therapist and what to do when a parent moves away.
Posted: 12/18/2007 08:36 PM EST more »


Man's Guide to a Civilized Divorce: How to Divorce with Grace, a Little Class, and a Lot of Common Sense

Many men believe the myth that it’s either “go to war” or “get taken to the cleaners.” Divorce negotiator and mediator Margulies leads men step by step through the divorce process, from the initiation to the signing of the final papers.
Posted: 12/18/2007 08:35 PM EST more »


Talking to Your Children About Separation and Divorce: A Handbook for Parents

This book provides a sense of hope and support for children and families, as well as concrete suggestions on ways to express feelings, adjust to changes in family relationships and build a problem-solving approach to many divorce-related concerns.
Posted: 12/18/2007 08:33 PM EST more »