Raising Stress-Proof Kids: Parenting Today's Children for Tomorrow's World

Raising Stress-Proof Kids: Parenting Today's Children for Tomorrow's World

by Shelley Davidow

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ISBN-13: 9781942672050
Publisher: Familius
Publication date: 04/07/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Shelley Davidow, DCA, MSEd, is an internationally acclaimed author of forty-three books. Her recent nonfiction titles include Whisperings in the Blood (University of Queensland Press, Australia, 2016), Playing with Words (Palgrave Macmillan, UK, 2016) coauthored with Paul Williams, and Raising Stress-Proof Kids (Familius, USA, 2015). She lectures in the departments of Education and Creative Writing at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia. 

For more information, visit www.shelleydavidow.com.

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

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