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Stress Free Kids: A Parent's Guide to Helping Build Self-Esteem, Manage Stress, and Reduce Anxiety in Children

Stress Free Kids: A Parent's Guide to Helping Build Self-Esteem, Manage Stress, and Reduce Anxiety in Children

by Lori Lite


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Stress management solutions for you and your children!

Kids today are more stressed, overwhelmed, and struggling with anxiety than ever before. Children are not born with the coping strategies needed to navigate today's increasing demands of technology, bullying, academics, and family dynamics. You yourself might wonder how your own stressed-out lifestyle is affecting your children. Based on Lori Lite's award-winning series, Stress Free Kids provides relaxation techniques you can use to free your child from stress.

Lite shows you how to apply breathing, visualizations, affirmations, and muscle relaxation exercises effortlessly throughout the day. These parenting solutions to everyday stressors will reduce worries and anxiety while increasing self-esteem. You and your children will gain freedom as you live a more joy-filled life with less stress.

With this complete resource as your guide, your family will create your own collection of stress-free moments that add up to peace and confidence—for you and your children.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440567513
Publisher: Adams Media
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: Indigo Dreams Series
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 420,216
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Award-winning childhood stress expert Lori Lite created her Stress Free Kids curriculum to alleviate her children's stress and to help them sleep peacefully. Lite is author of the Indigo Dreams series, which has been awarded the CNE Award of Excellence, and has been featured on several media outlets, including CBS News, USA Today, Web MD, Family Circle magazine, and Prevention magazine. You can visit her website at

Table of Contents

Introduction: Peaceful Parenting 9

Part I The Stress Connection 15

Chapter 1 Relaxed Parents = Relaxed Kids 17

Chapter 2 Identifying Your Child's Stress 33

Chapter 3 Kids Don't Come with Directions, but Need Direction 45

Chapter 4 The Power of Play 63

Part II The ABCs of Decreasing Stress 73

Chapter 5 Family Stress-Busters 77

Chapter 6 Tools to Tackle Stress 91

Chapter 7 Constructively Handling Anger 109

Part III Stressful Situations, Solved 119

Chapter 8 At School 121

Chapter 9 At Home 135

Chapter 10 At Play 149

Chapter 11 In Sports 157

Chapter 12 When Traveling 165

Chapter 13 During the Holidays 171

Chapter 14 When a Loved One Passes Away 185

Chapter 15 When Terror Strikes 193

Conclusion: Staying Stress Free as a Family 203

Resources 207

About the Author 213

Index 215

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