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January 12th, 2009, 06:30 AM
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I've read some really good books that have helped me get through some tough situations.

1. Ex-Etiquette for Parents: Good Behavior After a Divorce or Separation by Jann Blackstone-Ford (Author), Sharyl Jupe (Author)
2. Mom's House, Dad's House: Making Two Homes for Your Child by Isolina Ricci (Author)
3. How To Win As A Stepfamily by by Visher (Author)

Any one else have other books they've read that have helped them get through some sticky situations?

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September 22nd, 2009, 02:08 PM
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I'm reading Mom's House, Dad's House and The Idiot's Guide to Stepparenting. I like the ideas in Mom's House, Dad's House, but I'm having trouble fitting it to my particular situation (abuse and threats to the children), so...while it sounds great, it's not very practical in my situation. Although I love how it describes the stages you go through in the loss of a relationship. I'm only about 1/3 of the way through right now.
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September 24th, 2009, 05:29 AM
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They are all really great books, but they wont always be the "exact" picture of your life, I usually ignore those parts or think of how I'd react in those situations & see if they could help me. Either way, you can always get stuff out of it & if anything, you can learn of things that "could" happen in the future so you know how to handle them when "or" if they do.

Glad you are doing some research & educating yourself on this. There are no books on how to blend a family (like a recipe) but it's nice to know that you are not alone. There are so many different books out there but thus far these books have been the most helpful.
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November 10th, 2009, 09:09 AM
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How to Talk so Kids Will Listen...And Listen So Kids Will Talk - by Adele Faber, Elaine Mazlish

AMAZING BOOK!
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