Sending Love, My Different-Functional Family (Paperback)

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By Lori Hilliard, Timothy Hilliard (Photographer)
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Reaffirming to children during and after a divorce the safe, collective love they have come to expect from their family, this is an interactive and kid-friendly guide to help them navigate the confusion of a separation. The book also includes a special section to help children tell their own family’s story, as well as a place for photos and personal messages to reassure children of their parents’ love and commitment to them.

About the Author

Lori Hilliard has been featured on and the Maria Shriver's Women's Conference web site. She lives in Lehi, Utah. Timothy Hilliard is a photographer who lives in Saratoga Springs, Utah. They are the divorced parents of four children.

Praise For…

“This book is honest, simple, and genuine. Sending Love, My 'Different-Functional' Family will make a positive difference for children and parents going through a divorce. I highly recommend this book.”  —Dr. Jane Nelsen, author, Positive Discipline series

“The perfect book for parents and children going through a divorce. For children the book will help them to better understand divorce, an event that can be scary and confusing. Reading the book over and over again with your children will help them gain mastery over their family situation. For parents the book is a reminder that they can choose a better way to divorce, keeping the children out of the middle and creating a 'different-functional' family.”  —Mark Burton, PhD, Aspen Grove Counseling

“An upbeat and interactive guide, the book cleverly engages young readers by having them write their own stories inside the book. I'll surely recommend this book to divorced parents.”  —Dr. Linda Nielsen, professor of adolescent & educational psychology, Wake Forest University, and author, Between Fathers and Daughters

Product Details
ISBN: 9780980173727
Publisher: Aspenwood Publishing
Publication Date: March 1st, 2009
Pages: 40

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