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

The ultimate resource for separated and divorced parents, written by an internationally acclaimed expert on divorce and its impact on children.

This comprehensive and empowering guide is filled with practical, effective ways to minimize the effects of divorce on children, and offers immediate solutions to the most critical parenting problems divorce brings. In this go-to resource, Christina McGhee addresses the issues of utmost importance to parents:

* How and when to tell the children about the divorce

* Guiding children through family change

* Helping children cope with having two homes

* Dealing with finances

* Managing a difficult relationship with an ex

* And more so much more

Offering advice on explaining things to every age group (from toddlers to teenagers) in plain, consistent, and age-appropriate terms, Parenting Apart also offers practical suggestions to help you maintain a sense of stability and take care of your own well-being while taking care of your kids.



Christina McGhee, MSW is an internationally recognized divorce parenting expert, speaker and author, who has spent most of her career educating parents and professionals on how to minimize the impact of divorce on children.

While splitting up is undeniably hard, Christina believes divorce doesn’t have to equal devastation for families. She feels with the right kind of information and support, parents have the ability to be a child’s absolute best resource when families change.

One of her core beliefs is that divorce doesn’t make you a bad parent, it makes you a parent going through a bad time.  Because she is passionate about helping parents get through that bad time, Christina also maintains an active coaching practice where she works with co-parents all over the world.

In her book, PARENTING APART: How separated and divorced parents can raise happy and secure kids,  Christina offers parents useful strategies for dealing with the “real-life” everyday challenges of coparenting.

Most recently, Christina launched an online program, Coparenting with Purpose. Designed to provide moms and dads with an easy, convenient way to access critical information, it is filled with practical tools and solutions for managing the most common coparenting problems.

Over the years, she has been featured on television, radio, podcasts and in print around the US and abroad. A few places you may have seen her are TODAY Parents, the BBC, The Times and Parents Magazine.

Married for over twenty-five years, Christina and her husband live outside of Houston, Texas. As a mom of four (two bonus and two bio) children, she has acquired extensive on-the-job training as a chauffeur, negotiator, short-order cook, scheduler extraordinaire and finder of all things lost. To find out more,  check her out at 


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