Kids today are depressed and anxious. They also seem to feel entitled to every advantage and unwilling to make the leap into adulthood. As Polly Young-Eisendrath makes clear in this brilliant account of where a generation has gone astray, parents trying to make their children feel special are unwittingly interfering with thei... read more
|Author:||Matthew McKay, Patrick Fanning and Kim Paleg|
Parental anger is a real problem for children and parents. Children may react by being less caring and concerned for others, less accepting of themselves. They are more likely to develop problems at school, in relationships, with drugs, and the law.
This book helps parents who know they are angry too often to identi... read more
|Author:||Carmelite Avraham-Krehwinkel and David Aldridge|
Parenting a severely disruptive child can be exhausting and demoralizing to the point where breaking the cycle of bad behaviour seems an impossible task.
Happy Families offers a realistic, step-by-step, practical approach to tackling destructive behaviour that helps parents regain control and establish harmony within th... read more
|Author:||Ross W. Greene|
What's an explosive child? A child who responds to routine problems with extreme frustration - crying, screaming, swearing, kicking, hitting, biting, spitting, destroying property, and worse.
A child whose frequent, severe outbursts leave his or her parents feeling frustrated, scared, worried, and desperate for help. Mo... read more
We learn how to control our impulses as children - or at least we're supposed to. Most children learn to stop throwing temper tantrums, lying, refusing to go to bed or take a bath at an early age. But some children have trouble with impulsivity and self-control, problems that, left unchecked, can lead to very serious problems... read more
Meditation is one of the best tools we can offer children to help them cope with the intensity of their feelings and ease the pressures in their lives - among family, with friends and at school. It gives even very young children power over their thinking and emotions through enhanced self-understanding and is perhaps even mor... read more
What to Do When You Worry Too Much is an interactive self-help book designed to guide 6-12 year olds and their parents through the cognitive-behavioral techniques most often used in the treatment of generalized anxiety.
Engaging, encouraging, and easy to follow, this book educates, motivates, and empowers children to wo... read more
|Author:||Ronald M. Rapee|
This thorough handbook to anxiety in young people offers mental health professionals clear, detailed guidelines for conducting effective treatment procedures. It presents diagnostic techniques, case studies, and strategic treatments. A summary of years of research at an anxiety disorders clinic, it is a valuable resource for ... read more
|Author:||Elaine N. Aron|
With the publication of The Highly Sensitive Person, Elaine Aron became the first person to identify the inborn trait of high sensitivity and to show how it affects the lives of those who possess it.
Rooted in Arons years of experience as a psychotherapist and her original research on child temperament, The Hi... read more
This book offers parents effective techniques for dealing with normal separation anxiety issues, separation anxiety disorder (SAD), and school refusal. With their unique approach to the problem, the authors give parents the tools they need to make real progress with these issues.
|Author:||Deborah M. Plummer|
This book is full of creative ideas for use with children who have difficulty in coping with change, stress and normal levels of anxiety. Supported by a comprehensive but accessible theory section, the practical exercises are a simple and fun way of helping children to learn healthy stress management strategies. Debor... read more
|Author:||Ronald M. Rapee|
This expanded and updated version of a best-selling classic guides readers to help a child overcome anxiety and fears. It describes in detail strategies and techniques they can combine into a comprehensive self-help programme for a child's particular needs. From separation anxiety to general anxiety, social anxiety, specific ... read more
|Author:||Frank J Sileo|
Sally loves to be first at everything! She is first in line at school. She is first out the door at recess. She is first at dinner finishing her mac 'n' cheese! Unfortunately, Sally dislikes losing and this can lead to hot tempers and hurt feelings. She even gets the nickname "Sally Sore Loser" from her classmates at school. ... read more
Who needs manners? Everyone! This book for children shows the value of manners. Portrayed by three characters, this lighthearted book explains to children why manners are cool. Manners are the key to successful relationships and are a powerful tool to connect with people. Well-known author Patsy Rowe covers everything from mo... read more
This is the story of Suzy Sue and the fateful day when she went 'ATCHOO!'. Suzy Sue sneezes but forgets to cover her mouth. The animals are astounded and decide it's time to teach her some manners. Provides children with all they need to know about behaving well. The rollicking text is perfect for reading aloud.
This fresh edition of a Free Spirit classic presents charming new illustrations along with the familiar encouraging message of the original. Children learn that violence is never okay, that they can manage their anger and other strong feelings, and that they're capable of positive, loving actions - like playing, making music,... read more
Look under the category Children's Books - Issues - Bullying for books that kids can read themselves.
Going to school is a misery for Sean. Whatever he does to avoid the school bully, Mark Thomas and his mates always catch up with him. Then the students join Warrior Kids, a programme that teaches leadership and self-control. So begins a journey for Mark and Sean that has a predictable outcome for one boy and a surprise for th... read more
Ben is being bullied at school. There is a group of boys who kick him, shove him and call him names. But how can he tell his parents? Will they understand? And what if he tells them and it just gets worse?
Experienced by one in five children at school, bullying can create a legacy which can be carried from childhood... read more
Living with a sibling who has special needs can be difficult for a child to deal with, day after day. This book provides anecdotal examples, self-help guidelines and practical coping techniques to promote positive, realistic attitudes as well as the benefits of having a special needs sibling. Told with both humour and hone... read more
"For all the kids who wonder how the jigsaw puzzle pieces of their newly combined family will ever fit together," MacGregor has created another warm and understanding resource for children of divorce. Jigsaw Puzzle Family helps kids realize they're not alone -- many other kids are dealing with a new stepparent, new stepbrothe... read more