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Kids' Book and Co-Parenting Calendar Kit for Separation + Divorce


Pre-order! These will begin shipping April 1 or sooner.

Using a therapist-proven technique that helps kids truly understand divorce, this one-of-a-kind kit focuses on how divorce and shared parenting will affect a child's life.

Our new Co-Parenting Kits for Kids include Sara's best-selling book What Happens When Parents Get Divorced?, a thick dry-erase calendar, and reusable stickers for parents of all genders, including straight, gay, and lesbian parents.

These kits are also available with bulk discounts for professionals.


  • What Happens When Parents Get Divorced? is a full-color, 32-page softcover book. More information below.
  • Thick cardstock calendar is fully dry-erase and measures 8.5" x 11"
    • Each day is split into morning & evening
    • Each day fits up to eight reusable stickers
    • Store your unused stickers on the back of the calendar!
  • Reusable sticker sheet includes 5 blank stickers (which work with sharpie or dry- and wet-erase pens), 7 pink women, 7 orange women, 7 blue men, 7 green men, 2 transition days for straight couples, 2 transition days for gay couples, and 2 transition days for lesbian couples.

About the BOok: what happens when parents get divorced?

Kids struggling with schedule changes due to divorce? Discover a unique book that explains how divorce changes a kid's day-to-day life.

  • ⭐ "A unique and wonderful tool." — Katherine S.

  • ⭐ "An adorable book that helps make a difficult time easier for kids to understand. I highly recommend this book for any family with young kids going through a divorce." — R. Richards

  • ⭐ "Excellent book for kids going through a difficult time with divorce. Cute illustrations and language small children can understand. Highly recommend! Also the calendar available is brilliant." — Sarah E.

Down-to-earth, practical, and full of friendly real-world help for kids,What Happens When Parents Get Divorced? is a unique book for families transitioning to two households. Unlike other books,What Happens When Parents Get Divorced? focuses on how divorce and shared parenting will affect a child's life and uses a visual calendar kids can truly understand.

Pages from "What Happens When Parents Get Divorced?" a Kids Book by Sara Olsher

Kids and grown-ups have lots of fears, but for many of us, the "unknown" edges out pretty much everything else. When something big like a divorce or separation happens in a child’s life, they often feel like everything they know is thrown into chaos. Kids (like the rest of us) handle change best if they know what to expect, both on a day-to-day basis and long-term.What Happens When Parents Get Divorced? makes sense of marital separation and creates a visual routine that helps kids feel safe.

Pages from "What Happens When Parents Get Divorced?" a Kids Book by Sara Olsher

Join Mia and her stuffed giraffe Stuart as they explain what separation and divorce is and how it affects a kid’s day-to-day life. Using an illustrated calendar to explain how divorce affects a child’s daily routine,What Happens When Parents Get Divorced? focuses on the child’s experience and removes the unknowns from the equation. This book takes the proven therapy technique of using a custody calendar and brings it to book form, helping parents show kids exactly what to expect.

Pages from "What Happens When Parents Get Divorced?" a Kids Book by Sara Olsher

“Most of the time we do the same things in the mornings. We wake up. We eat breakfast. (I like apples. Stuart only eats bugs.) . . . When something big changes, what we do each day can change too. Stuart wants to know what happens to our days when our parents get divorced.”

Pages from "What Happens When Parents Get Divorced?" a Kids Book by Sara Olsher

By creating a routine that kids can see and understand, parents can restore a sense of safety and predictability in their kids’ lives, helping them to be more resilient in the face of life’s inevitable challenges.What Happens When Parents Get Divorced? is the perfect book for families that want to reduce their kids’ anxiety surrounding divorce and separation. It aims to empower kids with knowledge, which is proven to help kids through traumatic situations.

Pages from "What Happens When Parents Get Divorced?" a Kids Book by Sara Olsher

Aimed at families with kids ages 4 to 10, this method of teaching is based on decades of solid science about how kids learn and cope with the major day-to-day changes that result from life's toughest stuff.

Meet Mia and Stuart
With her messy pigtails and sunny personality, Mia brings a bit of fun to books about hard topics. Explaining life’s toughest stuff to her toy giraffe, Stuart, Mia is the star of theWhat About Me? book series, where she’s able to help kids feel safe by explaining exactly what they can expect when faced with big changes.

About the Author
Sara Olsher is the founder of Mighty + Bright, which helps families through hard things like divorce, cancer, and other major changes using visual magnetic calendars and daily charts. Based on decades of research about emotional intelligence and how to talk to kids so they actually learn, Mighty + Bright’s calendars have helped hundreds of families through some of the hardest times in their lives.

About our steel buttons

Mighty + Bright's 1.25" steel buttons are strong, sturdy, and will only work with our unique chart or other magnetic product. Why? These are NOT magnets, which aren't safe for kids.

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