Make your divorce a more peaceful, healthy, and less-stressful experience for your children. No matter how much you and your ex love your children, they will still find themselves between two warring factions fighting over custody, visitation, and money. Author Peter J. Favaro, Ph.D., has seen literally thousands of cases just like yours, and he knows how to transform an ugly, high-conflict divorce into a smarter, more civilized process for the sake of your children. The "smart" part of >Smart Parenting During and After a Divorce is all about trading the momentary relief of venting anger and frustration at your spouse for the benefit of raising healthier, happier, less-stressed children. This essential guide will teach you to: De-escalate and defuse any conflictTalk to your kids about divorce and address the special needs of all age groups from infants to teensRemain a positive role model to your kidsKeep both parents active in your children's livesEstablish fair visitation schedules and, when necessary, learn the art of compromiseIdentify and deal with the common problems children of divorce experience: academic issues, discipline problems, rebellion, and anger toward parents Plus: An indispensable appendix of resources, organizations, and websites that specialize in helping divorcing parents like you keep the peace.