Questions and Feelings about... is a series which tackles tough topics in a sensitive way. The books are a perfect aid to help 7-9 year old children to open up and explore how they feel and steps they can take to help them cope with emotionally challenging situations.
How do you explain to a child what happens when parents separate? This hands on picture book is designed to help children with their questions and feelings about tricky topics that can be hard to talk about. Written with wellbeing experts CHUMS this book offers practical help, tips and advice an well as exploring everyday situations, supported by, exquisite and approachable illustrations to give a comforting story book feel. A perfect aid to help children open up and explore how they feel and steps they can take to help them through a difficult time.
Dawn Hewitt is CEO of CHUMS, a Child Bereavement Trauma and Emotional Wellbeing Service based in Bedfordshire, UK. They are an independent social enterprise with over 45 staff and over 70 volunteers and they provide much needed help and support to children and young people who are dealing with grief and bereavement, amongst other issues. This book is a collaboration between Dawn and her colleagues at CHUMS.
This was a beautiful book dealing with a difficult topic: when children’s parents separate, and how children are affected by it. It focused on the child’s point of view, and the questions or concerns they may feel when their parents are separating. It covered huge feelings that children may feel, such as abandonment, feeling it was their fault, and fear about where to live. There were prompts to ask the children how they felt at certain points in the book, and an exercise that could be completed at the end, along with more resources for children and parents.
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Resilience: the ability to recover or bounce back from problems, hurt or loss; is critical for social and emotional health and helps people feel happy, capable and in charge of their lives. Foster perseverance, patience and resilience in children with this unique encouraging book. Young children learn thought processes and actions that are positive, realistic and helpful for bouncing back. The book also helps children recognise people who can support them in times of difficulty. Back matter includes advice for raising resilient children and fostering resiliency at school and in... More info