The Art of Raising a Resilient Child

The Art of Raising a Resilient Child

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An essential, must-read for all parents - - - - now more than ever! In the challenging and changing world of parenting, the introduction of technology, increase in mental health issues, reduced exposure to risk, dwindling communities and pressure to always be perfect in a busy, often overwhelming world, raising resilient and confident children is a challenge. In The Art of Raising a Resilient Child, you'll find powerful and practical strategies and a road map to raise your children to navigate the ups and downs of life mentally, physically and emotionally.Building resilience in our children is a vital ingredient to nurturing our children's mental health. With increased ability to journey the thing we call life, resilience helps us bounce back from daily and long term challenges. Children need to know how to do this on a daily basis and it is our job as parents to develop and nurture resilience, confidence and emotional intelligence in our children. Based on the art and science of parenting, this book provides solutions and ideas to raise children who have a brave heart, strong mind and healthy body who can navigate the ups and downs of life.

About the Author

High school teacher, counsellor, parenting mentor and advocate for children's mental health and wellbeing, Anna Partridge has been privileged to support the journey of children and their families for more than 15 years. She is an expert in the theory of resilience in children and has combined this with positive psychology to help child thrive and flourish in a changing world. With her educational background, Anna writes from experience and evidence based research on interpersonal relationships, emotional intelligence, resilience and wellbeing to provide parents with practical ideas to raise their children to weather the ups and downs of life. Anna is a regular parenting writer for Huffington Post and Wellbeing Magazine. She is married with three children aged 15, 13 and 11 and lives in Canberra Australia.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 306 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 18mm | 390g
  • English
  • 0648748316
  • 9780648748311
  • 1,642,050

Review quote

Informative, insightful and down to earth advice

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 25 May 2020"Anna uses a mix of her own personal experience and observation with empirical data and psychology to provide practical and down to earth advice. A very easy to read book with themed chapters that make it easy to come back and find specific items in the future. A great tool for all parents and a reminder of the importance of stopping and making time for joyful moments and everyday conversations with kids as we lead ever busier hurried lives. Thanks for sharing Anna!"
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