Kids Behaving Bravely : Raising a Resilient Child
Kids Behaving Bravely gives helpful guidance in the tough job of raising children in a challenging and ever-changing world. Life is full of hurdles and a parent's core goal should be to instil in their children a sense of inner resilience. A resilient child is an emotionally healthy child, equipped to successfully confront challenges and bounce back from setbacks. This book will show: The role of resilience in overcoming trauma, change and adversity; Resilience differences between boys and girls; Teaching kids 'learned optimism'. It teaches kids how to deal with change (for example, moving to a new school); loss (for example loss of a friendship or death of a pet); grief (for example, death of a family member or loved one) and conflict (for example, family disputes).
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- Paperback | 192 pages
- 30 Jun 2008
- Penguin Group (NZ)
- Penguin Books (NZ)
- Auckland, New Zealand
About Tania Roxborogh
Tania Roxborogh is an experienced secondary school teacher and the author of twenty books for adults and children, including non-fiction memoir Fat Like Me published by Penguin. Kim Stephenson is a school's guidance counsellor who has facilitated anti-harassment teams, harassment workshops, peer mediation, learner champions, and conflict resolution.