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This book is an ideal resource for exploring and discussing different sorts of families and includes topics such as family life, siblings, family trees, adoption, separated families, step families and much more. Me and My World explores topics that are important to children aged 6 plus as they grow up. The text and illustrations provide lots of talking points and questions help children to relate information to themselves and discover their similarities and differences. In the classroom, the books are great for exploring the topics in the RSE 2020 curriculum. The titles in the series are Being safe, My behaviour, My family, My friends, My growing body and Life online.
As a young girl gently questions her depressed father, he offers direct answers that help her understand what he is going through. This gentle, hopeful book will help kids cope with a parent's mental illness. It is developmentally appropriate, addressing common questions that kids have. This will be a very useful guide for parents as well as psychologists and mental health professionals working with young children.
Whether you have two mums, two dads, one parent, or one of each, there's one thing that makes a family a family... and that's LOVE.
Toddlers expecting a new addition to the family don't know exactly what will happen, and it can be confusing and emotionally challenging. Through the introduction of the new sibling, to the incorporation of it into daily life, toddlers will be reassured that while things will be different, mom and dad still love them just the same and have enough love for the new baby, too. Includes information for parents and caregivers about reassuring a toddler that they will not be forgotten when they have a new sibling.
No matter what their family situation, teenagers can often clash with their relatives on issues ranging from small sibling squabbles to major crises like divorce and abuse. This relateable guide helps students build strong relationships with their parents, siblings and other family members through open communication and compromise. Whether readers live with their biological parents, adopted parents, foster parents or grandparents, they will find helpful advice and resources for navigating and resolving conflicts both big and small.
There are all kinds of families. Families can be big or small and they can change over time. Some families live together and others live apart. They can have one or two or no mums or dads. In every family there are people who love each other. Who's in your family? This non-fiction picture book celebrates the rich variety of families that exist in the world, and is illustrated throughout with beautiful artwork. It covers all kinds of families, including families who live together and apart, blended families, extended families, adopted families and foster families and looks at how families change and what makes a family. The book includes notes for teachers and parents on helping children to develop self esteem and empathy by understanding how people differ and how they are the same. The All Kinds Of series is aimed at children aged 5 and up and offers a friendly and inclusive look at how we live our lives, celebrating our differences as well as what we have in common. Titles in the four-book series are: All Kinds Of Beliefs, All Kinds Of Bodies, All Kinds Of Families and All Kinds Of Feelings.
Meet Lucie - she is a rambunctious, inquisitive, seven-year-old girl who was adopted! Lucie has lots of questions about everything. When Lucie's pregnant Aunt Grace and Uncle John come to visit, new curiosities bubble into Lucie's mind. What does the baby do in there? Does he eat? That night Lucie has an amazing dream, that her birth parents are a king and queen who live in a castle. She knows she grew in her birth mother's tummy, but if her birth parents lived in a castle, why didn't they keep her? The next day, Dad helps her to make an amazing discovery - he tells her how to find a special connection with her birth parents, and how you can too! Forever Fingerprints is a heartwarming, fun story written for children aged 5-11 which uses an everyday experience to embark upon a gentle exploration of some of the difficult questions and feelings commonly expressed by children who are adopted. Adoption expert Sherrie Eldridge also provides a valuable 'Parent Tools and Activities' section, with ideas for creative activities and suggestions on how to explore issues such as belonging, identity, self-esteem and connection.
Lacey's luxurious life as an only child changes the day Mom and Dad bring home a new baby. Although Lacey goes through all the confusion and upset that any child feels when presented with a new sister or brother, she eventually comes to like having Elana around.