Promote positive body image, build self-esteem and tackle body confidence issues in young children with this practical guide.
Over a quarter of childcare professionals have seen body confidence issues in children aged 3-5 years old. This book explains how body image develops, highlights the warning signs of body dissatisfaction in children and provides guidance for early years practitioners on how to safeguard positive body image by building self-esteem and resilience. It also provides practical guidance and ideas for supporting healthy habits in children and creating bias-free settings.
Ruth MacConville is Head of the Special Educational Needs Services, London Borough of Ealing. She is the author of several books on promoting happiness, resilience and well-being in young people.
Tina Rae is Academic and Professional Tutor for the Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology, University of East London, UK. She has written several resources that promote well-being and motivation in young people.
This is the first book to detail the processes of the New Parent Infant Network (Newpin) program. It is introduced by Professor Dorothy Scott, the Foundation Chair in Child Protection and the Director of the Australian Centre for Child Protection at the University of South Australia and contains an "up close and Personal" look at various components that make the Newpin program unique. The struggles and joys of helping families achieve positive generational change are documented in one volume by a range of contributors including academics, parents, children, staff volunteers,... More info
*A Short Tale of Trust for Traumatised Children* This beautifully illustrated, therapeutic picture book tells the story of Ava the Elephant. Ava lives in a house where she doesn’t always feel happy and safe, but it is a house that Ava loves. One day Ava’s house falls down. Ava is a very determined elephant and sets out in search of a new home. She tries many different houses on her journey, but none seem quite right; none seem stable or safe enough to her. This storybook has been written... More info
Are you looking for a new approach to discipline? Does your child's behaviour make you feel helpless, impatient, or angry? Are you tired of power struggles? Attachment Play will help you solve discipline problems with children from birth to age twelve without using punishments or rewards. It delves beneath the surface of typical conflicts by addressing the underlying emotions that can lead to challenging behaviour. This playful and revolutionary approach to parenting will show you how to: Gain cooperation while avoiding power struggles Decrease sibling rivalry and aggressive... More info