Useful books

These books have useful guidance to help with shared parenting. If you buy them from Amazon then consider using the Amazon Smile link and select Shared Parenting Scotland as the charity to receive a donation from part of the purchase price.

Coparenting BIFF guide published

Despite their slightly alarming title, the BIFF guides have provided valuable tips on how to handle difficult communications for the past ten years.  The newly published version “BIFF for Coparent Communication” is aimed firmly at the people who are st…

Serpent Child – childhood experiences of parental alienation

Patricia Riley’s new book tells the story of her experience of parental separation and subsequent parental alienation. In his introduction to the book |(above) Anthony Douglas the former Chief Executive Officer of CAFCASS stresses the importance of per…

Parenting Apart: How Separated and Divorced Parents Can Raise Happy and Secure Kids

Parenting Apart: How Separated and Divorced Parents Can Raise Happy and Secure Kids

Good for: breaking down how children may be affected by separation at each developmental stage from 0-18 years.

Partnership Parenting: How Men and Women Parent Differently-Why It Helps Your Kids and Can Strengthen Your Marriage

Good for: explaining the value of balancing different ways of parenting.

Mom's House, Dad's House: A Complete Guide for Parents Who Are Separated, Divorced, or Living Apart

Mom’s House, Dad’s House: A Complete Guide for Parents Who Are Separated, Divorced, or Living Apart

Good for: simple introductions to legal systems and parenting agreements. Tips for a “businesslike” relationship with an ex-partner.

Shared Parenting: Successfully sharing custody of children 50-50 in separated relationships

Shared Parenting: Successfully sharing custody of children 50-50 in separated relationships

Good for: an honest and personal account from a British shared parenting Dad.

The Guide For Separated Parents: Putting children first

Good for: practical tips when taking a child-centered approach.