Flying a dragon over a huge mountain, riding a sea horse to the lost city of Atlantis, or being a superhero with magical powers.
Imagine learning how to make magical thought-balloons or to use the enchanted sleeping cloak for a peaceful night’s sleep.
This is the world of Indigo Dreaming. Indigo Dreaming: A Book of Meditations for Children is a fun and magical way to introduce children to relaxation and meditation. The book contains 49 fully guided meditations for children aged five to twelve. It is an ideal resource for parents, teachers and health professionals. The book includes activities, tips and information on how to begin and end a meditation. It is easy to read and simple to use.
Each meditation will take children on a different journey and explore a different life skill or value. Children will learn to use breathing techniques, muscular relaxation, visualisation and affirmations in order to relax their mind and body and to find that place of knowingness within. These meditations help children develop self-awareness, believe in their potential and encourage their creativity and imagination.
*Do you ever wish ...* you were older? you had more money? you looked different? you had different parents? Do you ever feel, "No one understands me!" Do you ever wonder, "Will I fall in love?" Do you ever ask, "Am I normal?" If you answered "yes" to half of the above, you sound perfectly normal. You will also find this book useful! *Contents:* *Chapter 1* Am I normal? * Chapter 2* Why does life hurt? Why Do I Need Problems? Dealing With Disappointments * Chapter 3* ... More info
How does one change the attitudes and practices of child protection services that are often overwhelmed and understaffed? First, take an outsider to the system, Insoo Kim Berg, who has a vision and a solution-focused model. Add an insider, Susan Kelly, who understands the system. Spend many hours with workers in the field, learning from them and helping them make a shift from a deficit perspective to a collaborative model that emphasises strengths and solutions. Envision and implement change throughout the system. Celebrate small successes on the way to... More info
"Is it easy to come home after being in jail?" Ideal for use with children aged 6-11, this is a vital resource for supporting the wellbeing of children whose parent is coming home after spending time in prison. Using plain language and photographs, it reassures children and guides them through adjusting to their parent's homecoming. It explains which feelings the child and both parents might experience and the different challenges that everyone in the family might face, while suggesting ways to build new bonds with the parent. Included are... More info