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Partnership Parenting

Partnership Parenting
by Kyle Pruett, M.D. and
Marsha Kline Pruett, Ph.D.

Does it sometimes seem like you and your spouse are on two different planets when it comes to raising your kids? Do you feel annoyed that your partner isn’t acting the “right way”—or doing his or her fair share?

From juggling child care to dividing up housework, the many stressful decisions that come with having a baby can erode even the strongest marriages. Now, in Partnership Parenting, leading researchers Dr. Kyle Pruett and Dr. Marsha Kline Pruett reveal how men and women naturally parent differently—and what can be gained by both approaches. While mothers tend to protect, offer help, and pull their kids close, fathers tend to push children toward exploration and independence. In fact, not always being on exactly the same page with your spouse—which on the surface may cause conflict—can actually strengthen your whole family... read more on Amazon.com




"In this book, Marsha and Kyle have combined clinical research (their own and others') with their uncanny knack for synthesizing and interpreting the science for today's young families."

T. Berry Brazelton, M.D.

Book, Your Divorce Advisor


Your Divorce Advisor
by Diana Mercer, J.D.
Marsha Kline Pruett, Ph.D., M.S.L.


A lawyer and a psychologist offer a groundbreaking divorce strategy that protects both your finances and your family. From your first thought of divorce through the final paperwork, Your Divorce Advisor takes you step by step toward a divorce that dissolves the marriage but not your dignity, your sense of family, or your financial security... read more on Amazon.com


"Your Divorce Advisor ...is a gem of a guidebook... presented in a manner that is compassionate, sensible, and most comforting."

--Janet Johnston, Executive Director, Judith Wallerstein Center for the Family in Transition, and author of In the Name of the Child

"Mercer and Pruett have done something other experts have failed to do: They have created rock-solid solutions...The result: A rare combination of legal, financial, personal, and financial advice that makes this guidebook must reading..."
--Nancy Dunnan, author of Dunnan's Guide to Your Investments

"Your Divorce Advisor brilliantly and compassionately deals with the common challenges facing anyone going through a divorce..."
---Forrest S. Mosten, President, Mosten Mediation Centers

"Your Divorce Advisor is the most comprehensive book on the market..." --Louis Parley, author of The Ethical Family Lawyer


Pruett, M. Kline (Ed). Overnights and Young Children. Essays from the Family Court Review. Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, 2005. For copies, contact afcc@afccnet.org

Pruett, K.D. & Pruett, M. Kline (Eds.). Child Custody. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, Philadelphia: Saunders, 1998

Schonfeld, D.J., Lichtenstein, R., Pruett, M.Kline, & Speese-Linehan, D. How to Prepare for and Respond to A Crisis (2nd Ed).  Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2002

American Psychological Association

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts

Connecticut Council for Divorce Mediation

International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

Your Divorce Advisor on Amazon.com

Partnership Parenting on Amazon.com

Supporting Father Involvement

Dr. Kyle D. Pruett