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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...

Stretch Marks

Stretch Marks

Stretch Marks is a compilation of selected articles from The Mother magazine, 2002 to 2009. It features writing on optimal parenting from some of the leading thinkers in the field of holistic parenting. From fertility awareness to menopause, home education to chiropractic care, lotus birth to non-vaccination. The Mother magazine is read in more than forty countries, and this selection of...

Lost and Found: A Memoir of Mothers

Lost and Found: A Memoir of Mothers

I swore I would never let my birthmother into my life, but then Mom died of ovarian cancer and my birthmother, Val, found me through the obituary. Hard to argue with fate. Harder still to let go of childhood promises. This memoir explores what it is to be a mom and what it is to lose one. And so Lost and Found: A Memoir of Mothers is for anyone who has ever loved and lost (or maybe even found)...

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