Proveedor Aprobado Del Departamento De Florida Para Niños Y Familia

Online Communication Tools

  • 2Houses: Co-Parenting Tools –
  • Custody Junction: Co-Parenting Tools
  • Talking Parents: Co-Parenting Tools
  • Our Family Wizard: Co-Parenting Tools
  • Children and Divorce: Helping Kids Cope With Separation and Divorce
  • Child Welfare Information Gateway
  • Children of Divorced Parents Support Group
  • Cooperative Parenting Institute
  • Kidganizer: Co-Parenting Tools
  • Office of Child Support Enforcement
  • The Toby Center for Family Transitions, Inc. Serving Families in South and Central Florida. (855) 962 – 9236

Online Resources for Florida

  • Child Support Hotline 1-800-622-KIDS (5437)
  • Florida Parenting and Agreement Guidelines
  • Florida Child Support Calculator
  • Florida Family Law Forms
  • Florida Department of Revenue/Child Support
  • Florida Parenting Plan and Agreement Guidelines
  • Transitional Support Services from Florida Department of Children and Families.
  • Family Support Services of North Florida, Inc. (904) 421 – 5800

Reading Resources for Parents

  1. Chedekel, David S., and O’Connell, Karen. “The Blended Family Sourcebook: A Guide to Negotiating Change.” McGraw-Hill, 2002.
  2. Deal, Ron. “Smart Stepfamily, The: The Seven Steps to a Healthy Family.” Bethany House Publishers, 2006.
  3. Frisbie, David, &, Frisbie, Lisa. (2005). Happily Remarried. Eugene, OR. Harvest House Publishers.
  4. Gabe, Grace., & Lipman-Blumen, Jean. (2004). Step Wars: Overcoming the Perils and Making Peach in Stepfamilies. New York, N.Y. St. Martin’s Press.
  5. J. Ziegahn, Susan. (2002). The Stepparent’s Survival Guide. Oakland, CA. New Harbinger Publications, Inc.
  6. L. Deal, Ron. (2002). Smart Stepfamily: New Seven Steps to a Healthy Family. Bloomington, MN. Bethany House Publishers.


  1. LeBey, Barbara. (2005). Remarried with Children: Ten Secrets for Successfully Blending and Extending Your Family. New York, N.Y. Bantam Dell.
  2. Marin, Wednesday. (2009). Stepmonster: A New Look at Why Real Stepmothers Think, Feel, and Act The Way They Do. New York, N.Y. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
  3. Marsolini, Maxine. “Raising Children in Blended Families: Helpful Insights, Expert Opinions, and True Stories.” Kregel Publications, 2006.
  4. Penton, John, & Welsh Shona. “Yours, Mine, and Hours: Relationship Skills for Blended Families.” BookSurge Publishing, 2007.
  5. Philips, Susan. (2005). Stepchildren Speak: 10 Grown-Up Stepchildren Teach Us How to Build Healthy Stepfamilies. Vancouver, WA. AYWN Publications.
  6. Wisdom, Susan, & Green, Jennifer. “Stepcoupling: Creating and Sustaining a Strong Marriage in Today’s Blended Family.” Three Rivers Press, 2002.

Blended Family Resources

  1. A. Meyers, Susan. (2005). Callie and the Stepmother. Austin, TX. Blooming Tree Press.
  2. Cohn, Lisa., & Glasser, Debbie. (2008). The Step-Tween Survival Guide: How to Deal with Life in a Stepfamily. Minneapolis, MN. Free Spirit Publishing Inc.
  3. Kantor, Melissa. (2005). If I Have a Wicked Stepmother, Where’s My Prince?. New York, N.Y. Hyperion.
  4. Simon, Norma & Flavin, Theresa. “All Families Are Special.” Albert Whitman and Company, 2003.
  5. McCann, Marcy. (2001). Chealsea’s Tree. Woodstock, VA. Inspiration Publications.
  6. D. Block, Joel., & S. Bartell, Susan. (2001). Stepliving for Teens: Getting Along With Stepparents, Parents, and Siblings. New York, N.Y. Price Stern Loan.
  7. Custody Change. Florida Parenting and Agreement Guidelines. Retrieved from:

Parenting and Divorce Resources

  1. Fisher, Bruce, & Alberti, Robert. (2005). Rebuilding When Your Relationship Ends. Impact Publishers.
  2. Blakeslee, Sandra, & Wallerstein, Judith. (2003). What About the Kids?: Raising Your Children Before, During, and After Divorce. New York, N.Y. Hyperion.
  3. Ousky, Ron D., Webb, Stuart G. (2006). The Collaborative Way to Divorce: The Revolutionary Method That Results in Less Stress, Lower Costs, and Happier Kids Without Going to Court. Penguin Group.
  4. Hetherington, Mavis E., & Kelly, John. (2002). For Better or For Worse: Divorce Reconsidered. New York, N.Y. W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.
  5. Ford-Blackstone, Jann., & Jupe, Sharyl. “Ex-Etiquette for Parents: Good Behavior After a Divorce or Separation.” Chicago Review Press, 2004.
  6. Forehead, Rex., & Long, Nicholas. (2002). Making Divorce Easier on Your Child: 50 Effective Ways to Help Children Adjust. New York, N.Y. McGraw-Hill.


  1. Thomas, Shirley. “Parents are Forever: A Step-By-Step Guide to Becoming Successful Coparents After Divorce.” Springboard Publications, 2004.
  2. Warshak, Richard A. “Divorce Poison: Protecting the Parent-Child Bond from a Vindictive Ex.” Harper Paperbacks, 2003.
  3. Foster, Brooke Lea. “The Way They Were: Dealing with Your Parents’ Divorce After a Lifetime of Marriage.” Three Rivers Press, 2006.
  4. Holyoke, Nancy, & Nash, Scott. “A Smart Girl’s Guide to Her Parents’ Divorce: How to Land on Your Feet When Your World Turns Upside Down.” American Girl Publishing, Inc., 2009.
  5. Lamotte, Elisabeth Joy. “Overcoming Your Parents’ Divorce: 5 Steps to a Happy Relationship.” New Horizon Press, 2008.
  6. Levins, Sandra. (2005). Was it the Chocolate Pudding? A Story for Little Kids About Divorce. American Psychological Association.
  7. Masurel, Claire. (2003). Two Homes. Cambridge, MA. Candlewick Press.
  8. L. Deal, Ron., & Petherbridge, Laura. (2009). The Smart Stepmom: Practical Steps to Help You Thrive!. Bloomington, MN. Bethany House Publishers.
  9. Wooding, Scott. (2008). Step Parenting and the Blended Family: Recognizing the Problems and Overcoming the Obstacles. Fitzhenry & Whiteside.
  10. Stile, Shelley. (2009). 95 Transformational Tips for Letting Go and Moving On After Your Divorce. Shelley Stile.
  11. Schmitz, Tamara. (2008). Standing on My Own Two Feet: A Child’s Affirmation of Love in the Midst of Divorce. New York, N.Y. Penguin Group (USA) Inc.
  12. Sindell, Max. “The Bright Side: Surviving Your Parents’ Divorce.” HCI, 2007.
  13. Stern, Zoe. (2008). Divorce Is Not the End of the World: Zoe’s and Evan’s Coping Guide for Kids. Berkley, CA. Tricycle Press.