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It Gets Easier! . . . And Other Lies We Tell New Mothers: A Fun, Practical Guide to Becoming a Mom

It Gets Easier! . . . And Other Lies We Tell New Mothers: A Fun, Practical Guide to Becoming a Mom

There is no question that being a mother is challenging, but this fun, frank, and prescriptive guide tries to do the impossible and make new motherhood easier. Featuring interviews with hundreds of moms and candid stories from author Claudine Wolk's own experiences as a mother, "It Gets Easier!...and Other Lies We Tell New Mothers" mixes humor, honesty, and insider strategies...

Say Goodbye to Being Shy: A Workbook to Help Kids Overcome Shyness

Say Goodbye to Being Shy: A Workbook to Help Kids Overcome Shyness

When is shyness just a facet of your child's personality, and when is it a problem? Even occasional shyness can inhibit your child from making friends, being open to new hobbies and experiences, and performing well in school. This book features more than forty fun activities kids and parents can do together to build confidence and assertiveness, useful attributes with lifelong benefits. ...

I'm Not Bad, I'm Just Mad: A Workbook to Help Kids Control Their Anger

I'm Not Bad, I'm Just Mad: A Workbook to Help Kids Control Their Anger

Most children learn to stop throwing temper tantrums, talking back, and refusing to go to bed or take a bath at an early age. But some children have trouble with impulsivity and self-control. Left unaddressed, these issues can lead to some very serious problems in adolescence and adulthood. Anger control problems are the number one reason that children are referred for therapy, affecting...

Why Did You Die?: Activities to Help Children Cope With Grief & Loss

Why Did You Die?: Activities to Help Children Cope With Grief & Loss

Thousands of children each year experience the death of a loved one before they reach the age of 18, and some 10 to 15 percent of them experience mental health problems, such as depression, as a result. One study found that childhood grief is correlated with low grades, sleep problems, moodiness, behavior problems, and an inability to concentrate. When a loved one dies, children are faced...

The Divorce Workbook for Children: Help for Kids to Overcome Difficult Family Changes & Grow Up Happy

The Divorce Workbook for Children: Help for Kids to Overcome Difficult Family Changes & Grow Up Happy

Divorce affects thousands of children each year, and each and every one of them will benefit from the caring, friendly activities in this book. While children may sometimes not show apparent signs of the stress of a divorce, the strain it places on them is very real and, left undealt with, can develop into serious problems in the years to come. Written by an experienced counselor, The...

I Bet I Won't Fret: A Workbook to Help Children With Generalized Anxiety Disorder

I Bet I Won't Fret: A Workbook to Help Children With Generalized Anxiety Disorder

We like to think of childhood as a carefree time, but for the many children with anxiety disorders it's anything but. Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is one of the most common anxiety disorders in children. It causes intense worry and anxiety that can disrupt emotional, academic, and social development. The good news is that GAD is highly treatable and children can be taught to manage...

Learning to Listen, Learning to Care: A Workbook to Help Kids Learn Self-Control & Empathy

Learning to Listen, Learning to Care: A Workbook to Help Kids Learn Self-Control & Empathy

When it comes to teaching kids to behave well, the 'why' is as important as the 'how.' In Learning to Listen, Learning to Care, children learn why it is important to follow rules and behave considerately toward others. This cultivates empathy, which contributes not just good behavior, but to academic and social success. By working through the fun and engaging exercises in...

ADD/ADHD Drug Free: Natural Alternatives and Practical Exercises to Help Your Child Focus

ADD/ADHD Drug Free: Natural Alternatives and Practical Exercises to Help Your Child Focus

Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) are among the most misunderstood problems facing young children today. Drugs like Ritalin and Cylert are traditionally prescribed to treat these disorders, but their use is controversial. While many children have been helped by these medications, at best, pills only temporarily improve symptoms. Some­times...

Grandparents Adopting Their Grandchildren: And How It Can Affect Their Relationship With Their Children

Grandparents Adopting Their Grandchildren: And How It Can Affect Their Relationship With Their Children

Grandparents Adopting Their Grandchildren is a story of one woman's struggle to get her daughter to stop doing drugs and be a mother to her son.More and more grandparents are raising their grandchildren. Should grandparents refuse to raise their grandchildren, or should they do what they feel that they need to do to protect their grandchildren?There's circumstances when a young...

Faith in Shawna

Faith in Shawna

Faith In Shawna is one woman's journey in overcoming emotional hurdles of being adopted, discovering her true self and finding spirituality. The intimate emotions wrapped around all the unanswered questions regarding her adoption that haunted her are revealed. Hope and faith are tested as nature vs. nurture, religion vs. spirituality, and conformity are explored through personal struggles....

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