Raising Stress-proof Kids: Parenting Today's Children For Tomorrow's World by Shelley DavidowRaising Stress-proof Kids: Parenting Today's Children For Tomorrow's World by Shelley Davidow

Raising Stress-proof Kids: Parenting Today's Children For Tomorrow's World

byShelley Davidow

Paperback | April 16, 2015

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Drawing on cutting edge research from the Institute of HeartMath, California, as well as Shelley Davidow’s extensive experience in working with children and teens,Raising Stress-Proof Kidsexplores the powerful and potentially long-term effects of stress on our children. Most importantly, it offers simple but effective steps that parents can take to minimize the impact of stress at home and at school. These include tools from the author’s "Restorative Parenting Toolbox," empowering parents with the necessary skills to:

• resolve behavior issues

• deal with temper tantrums

• resolve sibling rivalries

• handle bullying

• cope with teenagers testing their independence

• navigate the challenges posed by the virtual world, and

• provide firm, effective guidance when problems arise.

Shelley Davidow, DCA, MSEd, is an internationally acclaimed author of forty-three books. Her recent nonfiction titles includeWhisperings in the Blood(University of Queensland Press, Australia, 2016),Playing with Words(Palgrave Macmillan, UK, 2016) coauthored with Paul Williams, andRaising Stress-Proof Kids(Familius, USA, 2015). She lec...
Title:Raising Stress-proof Kids: Parenting Today's Children For Tomorrow's WorldFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.7 inPublished:April 16, 2015Publisher:FamiliusLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1939629640

ISBN - 13:9781939629647


Table of Contents

Introduction PART ONE: STRESS Stress Explained The Learned Stress Response The Heart-Brain Connection Positive Emotions and Stress PART TWO: ENVIRONMENTS Out of the Womb: Babies and Toddlers Starting to Explore: Early Childhood Off to School: Ages Six and Up Emerging Adults: The Teenage Years The Academic Pressure Cooker The Physical Environment Virtual Reality Supportive Emotional Environments Finding the Right Educational Environment Stopping Stress in its Tracks PART THREE: RESTORATIVE PARENTING Parenting for a Low-Stress Home The Parent Toolbox A Baby's Cry Temper Tantrums Sibling Rivalries Friends and Enemies on the Playground Dealing with Bullies Independent Teens Final Thoughts Acknowledgements Notes Additional References Index

Editorial Reviews

In today's world, parents are aware that our children are suffering stresses that we never did. This book offers simple steps parents can take to help their children cope with the impact of stress at home and school. . . A good addition to the parenting advice bookshelf." - Rachel Bentley, Editor, Familiesonline.co.uk "A compelling, practical and informative guide for every parent." - Rollin McCraty, PhD, Institute of HeartMath, California "A must-read for every parent who wants to raise smart, emotionally stable, responsible, stress-proof kids!" - Exisle Publishing, Australia"