Divorce Today: Divorce Guidebooks For Children

This week, Divorce Today host Stephanie McCracken speaks to author Susan McKenna about her Feelings Only I Know series.

McKenna, a pediatric nurse, addresses the need that she identified in her workplace of children unable to cope with divorce and the complexities that come with it.

The books provide a kind of instruction manual to help children of divorce and their parents understand the complex struggling points that kids encounter as they as a family go through the divorce process.

Watch the interview after the jump or check out other interviews here.


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    New Children’s Book about Divorce

    How Do Children Cope When Parents Separate?
    New workbook helps kids deal with the difficult process of divorce

    Baltimore, MD – (February 2009) – It is difficult when married couples decide to divorce, even more so for the children caught in the middle. Author Rabbi Rachmiel Tobesman helps them to cope with the hurt of divorce, to manage their anger and to rebuild a better tomorrow through A Time Separate A Time to Come Together.

    Sometimes, it’s hard for children to talk about what’s happening their life. When parents divorce, children feel confused, angry and hurt. They often feel that no one can understand them and isolate themselves from others. A Time Separate A Time to Come Together is workbook of activities, stories and explanations help children to understand their feelings and the divorce process in the Jewish community. It allows them to read, enjoy, learn and share their thoughts that they can write down. Discover fascinating stories, activities and mysteries for you to explore!

    Each chapter in A Time to Separate, A Time to Come Together teaches children important skills to cope with the traditions and confusion so common when parents divorce. Divorce does not mean the family will be separated forever. There will come a time that the family will come together again. This unique workbook is filled with many activities and much more, which makes it an invaluable resource for parents and children. It will help you grow closer to your parents and family. As you fill this book, it becomes your own—a special treasure that you can keep forever…

    For more information, log on to http://www2.xlibris.com/bookstore/bookdisplay.asp?bookid=54748

    About the Author

    Rabbi Rachmiel Tobesman is one of the founders of the Child Access Center of Maryland. He is a master educator and as worked for over 25 years with children of separation and divorce. He has presented classes, workshops and seminars on parenting skills throughout the U.S. and has developed educational materials. He is also a Master Storyteller.

    “ . . . Tobesman weaves stories and spreads magic as the medieval wizard cast spells . . .Everyone felt the wonder and excitement as he told stories long forgotten . . . His stories kept everyone spell bound from young to old.”

    Palm Beach Sun Times.

    To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (610) 915-0294 or call (888) 795-4274 x. 7876.

    The author, Rabbi Rachmiel Tobesman can be contacted at (443) 846-4981 or by email at projectshalom1@aol.com

    Books on Divorce for Children
    I am a Dad getting divorced and I have just ordered Ms. McKenna’s books. I need all the material I can get to help my kids get through this trying time. I think it is great to have a children’s book to get my kids to open up.

    Childrens Books
    I have been looking for some resources for my three daughters for some time. Glad someone turned us on to this books, they will help in a way I can’t. Newly single Mom

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