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  • 8 Keys to Parenting Children with ADHD

    8 Keys to Parenting Children with ADHD

    by Cindy Goldrich

    Parenting children with ADHD, whether diagnosed or undiagnosed, can be challenging and complex. But just as a child who struggles with reading can learn to decode words, children with ADHD can learn patience, communication and solution-seeking skills to become more confident, independent and capable. This book, rich with optimism, tips, tools and action plans, offers science-based insights and systems for parents to help cultivate these skills. Combining expert information with practical, sensitive advice, the eight "key" concepts here will help parents reduce chaos, improve cooperation and nurture the advantages—like creativity and...

  • Anxiety Relief for Kids On-the-Spot Strategies to Help Your Child Overcome Worry, Panic, and Avoidance

    Anxiety Relief for Kids On-the-Spot Strategies to Help Your Child Overcome Worry, Panic, and Avoidance

    by Bridget Flynn Walker

    If you have a child with anxiety, you need quick, in-the-moment solutions you can easily use now to help your child face their fears and worries. Written by a psychologist and expert in childhood anxiety, this easy-to-use guide offers proven-effective cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and exposure skills you can use at home, in social settings, or anywhere anxiety takes hold. Anxiety Relief for Kids provides quick solutions based in evidence-based CBT and exposure therapy--two of the most effective treatments for anxiety disorders. You'll find a background and explanation of the...

  • Attachment-Focused Parenting: Effective Strategies to Care for Children

    Attachment-Focused Parenting: Effective Strategies to Care for Children

    by Daniel A. Hughes

    An expert clinician brings attachment theory into the realm of parenting skills. Attachment security and affect regulation have long been buzzwords in therapy circles, but many of these ideas—so integral to successful therapeutic work with kids and adolescents— have yet to be effectively translated to parenting practice itself. Moreover, as neuroscience reveals how the human brain is designed to work in good relationships, and how such relationships are central to healthy human development, the practical implications for the parent-child attachment relationship become even more apparent. Here, a leading attachment specialist with over...

  • Building Children's Resilience: Essential Tips for Parents of Children birth-12

    Building Children's Resilience: Essential Tips for Parents of Children birth-12

    by Maggie Dent

    An essential pocket guide to Maggie's 10 Essential Resilience Building Blocks. Every parent wants their child to grow up happy, healthy, strong, kind and resilient. This book aims to guide parents in their everyday decision-making to raise kids who are just that. In our ever-changing world it is important to understand what resilience is and how to build it in our children. The capacity for building coping and enabling abilities, as well as help-seeking strategies and tangible life skills will help your children navigate the world ahead. The book condenses and...

  • Coaching Parents of Vulnerable Infants The Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up Approach

    Coaching Parents of Vulnerable Infants The Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up Approach

    by Mary Dozier & Kristin Bernard

    This is the authoritative presentation of Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up (ABC), the widely disseminated, evidence-based home-visiting intervention for parents of infants who have experienced adversity, such as homelessness, neglect, or institutional care. Vivid case examples--including one that runs throughout the book--illustrate the importance of responsive parenting for helping children develop secure attachments and key regulatory capacities. Over the course of 10 coaching sessions incorporating extensive in-the-moment comments and video feedback, ABC enhances parents' ability to follow their children's lead, nurture when children are distressed, and avoid frightening behaviours. In a readable, accessible style,...

  • Different Dads: Father's Stories of Parenting Disabled Children

    Different Dads: Father's Stories of Parenting Disabled Children

    by Jill Harrison

    Fathers of disabled children can feel overlooked when the focus of much parenting support is aimed at mothers. Different Dads is a collection of personal testimonies written by fathers of children with a disability who reflect on their own experiences and offer advice to other fathers and families on the challenges of raising a child with a disability. The fathers featured represent a broad spectrum of experiences. Contributors are drawn from a wide range of cultures; some are single fathers, others are married adoptive fathers. What they all have...

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