Taking the High Road offers women advice on dealing with a crazy ex in order to retain sanity and raise children in relative peace and serenity. Author Nailah Shami has been through it all with her ex-husband, who did some unbelievable things after they split up. For the sake of the kids, however, Shami shows women how not to stoop to his level and instead get on the high road. Whether he left the marriage for the next-door neighbor, criticizes your parenting skills, or tries to weasel out of paying child support by saying a friend stole his cash from the freezer, Taking the High Road contains a wealth of useful knowledge for every reader. It is a funny, upbeat, and inspirational guide including everything from loving affirmations to nuts-and-bolts advice on communicating with an ex, collecting child support, and counseling children through the process. The result is a warm, wise, and witty guide that feels like a good chat with a best friend.