PODCAST – Episode 15

We see a lot of kids from divorced families and it is a reality we all have to work with. Most of us do not have a lot of training in this area either. In this podcast, we talk about how to communicate and support the child whose parent has died or their parents are getting a divorce.

Resources (Books We’re Reading Right Now)

The Two Sides of Love by Gary Smalley and John Trent

Restoring Joy-Ordering Your Private World by Gordan McDonald

Practicing Greatness by Reggie McNeal



Someone I Loved Died by Christine Harder Tanguald

When Someone You Love is Dying by Ruth Kopp

What Happens When You Die? By Carolyn Nystrom

The Empty Place by Roberta Temes

Guiding Your Child Through Grief by James & Mary Ann Emswiler

Tell Me About Heaven by Randy Alcorn

The Healing Place (has a lot of organized information on grief support for kids, teens and adults from reading to support groups/programs)

Kids Konnected  (cancer support and education for kids and teens who have a parent with cancer or a parent who died from cancer)


Divorce Care for Kid  Information on starting a “Divorce Care for Kids” group at your church with full curriculum and tons of other great resources

It’s Not Your Fault, Koko Bear: A Read-Together Book for Parents and Young Children During Divorce by Vicki Lansky, Jane Prince & Jane Prince

Two Homes for Tyler: A Story About Understanding Divorce by Pamela Kennedy

When Mom and Dad Separate: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief from Divorce by Marge Eaton Heegaard

What in the World Do You Do When Your Parents’ Divorce? A Survival Guide for Kids by Roberta Breyer & Kent Winchester

When Mom and Dad Divorce by Elf Help Series

Can Anyone Fix My Broken Heart? Hope for Children of Divorce by June Thomas Crews

Mommy and Daddy Don’t Live Together by Linda Bagley

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