Table of contents for Mom's house, dad's house for kids : feeling at home in one home or two / Isolina Ricci.

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Meet Dr. Isa

A Message for Parents

Kids -- Read This Page First

Part I Separation and Divorce Territory

Chapter 1 Splitting and Dividing

What's True about Divorce

What's Not True

Your Feelings

Your Parents and Siblings

Whom Can You Talk To?

Are You an Only Child?

Understanding What Your Siblings Are Going Through

Questions and Answers about Separation and Divorce

The Miserable Middle

Chapter 2 Changes and More Changes

Great Ways to Stay Connected

One Home, Two Homes

Friends and School


The Family Team

Grandparents and Other Relatives

Your Parents' Legal Business

Chapter 3 New Ways

New Ways for Parents

You Can Become an Ace Solution Finder

Parents Going Out and Dating

A New Kind of Normal

Part II Stepfamily Territory

Chapter 4 Coming Together

Quiz: What Do You Know about Stepfamilies?

Your Family Feeling

When Parents Get Married Again

Moving in Together

Chapter 5 Learning to Live Together

Stepfamily Tasks

Ways to Get to Know Each Other Better

Negotiating New Rules

Trouble Among the Parents

Familiar Gripes of Kids in Stepfamilies

Solving a Family Problem

Chapter 6 Moving Forward

A New Baby

Feeling More Like a Family

Chapter 7 Stepparents and Stepsiblings



Part III Believe in Yourself

Chapter 8 Take Care of Your Body

How Do I Take Care of My Body?

Chapter 9 Protect Yourself

Some Really Big Problems



How to Get Safe

Remember, You Are Not Your Parent

Chapter 10 Have Dreams and Goals

Power Daydreaming

Learn How to Bounce Back

Get Moving with Your Own Dreams

Chapter 11 What's True about Life

You Are an Original

Thinking Traps Are Gross

You Can Train Your Brain

You Can Make Smart Choices

You Can Repair Bad Choices

You Can Take Care with Your Feelings

You Can Have Someone to Look Up To

Chapter 12 Believe in Yourself

You Can Have Heart

Know You Can Do It!

Part IV Extras


Web Resources

Sample Problem Solvers and Worksheets

More Problem Solvers and Worksheets

Worksheet: Checklist for Taking Stuff to Dad's or Mom's House

Worksheet: Six-Step Solution: David's Too-Long


Worksheet: Six-Step Solution

Worksheet: Gina's Music Camp: Solving the Puzzle

Worksheet: The Prize Puzzle Pieces

Thank You


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Children of divorced parents -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Single-parent families -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Stepparents -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.