renowned authority on children and divorce reveals the latest research-based
strategies for helping children survive and thrive before, during, and long
after their parents divorce.
The breakup of a family can have an enduring impact on
children. But as Dr. JoAnne Pedro-Carroll explains with clarity and compassion
in this powerful book, parents can positively alter the immediate and long-term
effects of divorce on their children. The key is proven, emotionally
intelligent parenting strategies that promote children's emotional health,
resilience, and ability to lead satisfying lives.
Over the past three decades, Pedro-Carroll has worked with
families in transition, conducted research, and developed and directed award-winning,
court-endorsed programs that have helped thousands of families navigate divorce
and its aftermath. Now she shares practical, research- based advice that helps
parents gain a deeper understanding of what their children are experiencing; develop
emotionally intelligent parenting strategies with the critical combination of
boundless love and appropriate limits on behavior; reduce conflict with a
former spouse and protect children from conflict's damaging effects; and learn
what recent brain research reveals about stress and children’s developing
Putting Children First
delivers a positive vision for a future of hope and healing. Download and start listening now!