The vivid images and accounts of recent events are a glaring reminder that we live in an unsteady world. This book takes a broad view of the burdens and pressures placed on today's children and how fear can impact them psychologically, and teaches parents what they can do to develop positive, secure attitudes and feelings within their children. Readers will understand what, when, how, and how much to discuss with children at different stages by learning and implementing the virtues of: -- Talking, reassuring, and listening-- Renewing trust-- Nurturing resilience-- Putting anger in its place-- Wise, committed, and effective parentingFor parents who are concerned about their children's lost sense of security, this is an essential contribution to instilling hope and guidance in this new era of parenting.
Living with the boogeyman
helping your child cope with fear, terrorism, and living in a world of uncertainty
Roseville, CA :, Prima Pub.,, 2002.
viii, 213 p. ;,21 cm.
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