William Wobbly and the Very Bad Day

Author: Sarah Naish
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781784504113
Release Date: 2016-10-21
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

William Wobbly is having a very bad day. He didn't want to go to school and when he got there things just got worse. The wobbly feeling got bigger and bigger and BIGGER until... Something happened to William Wobbly when he was very little which makes it hard for him to understand or control his feelings. Luckily, his new mum is here to help with his wibbly wobbly feelings. Written by a mum who understands, and her daughter (who used to have a lot of wobbly feelings), this is a story for children functioning at age 3-10 who struggle with sensory overload.

William Wobbly and the Very Bad Day

Author: Sarah Naish
Publisher: Therapeutic Parenting Books
ISBN: 1785921517
Release Date: 2016-01-11
Genre: Attachment disorder in children

William Wobbly lashes out and he doesn't know why. He does things he doesn't mean to do and he always gets in trouble for it. But luckily for William his mum understands that sometimes his feelings get too big and muddled and burst out of him. This is the perfect story for any child who struggles to manage their emotions.

The A Z of Therapeutic Parenting

Author: Sarah Naish
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781784507329
Release Date: 2018-04-16
Genre: Family & Relationships

Therapeutic parenting is a deeply nurturing parenting style, and is especially effective for children with attachment difficulties, or who experienced childhood trauma. This book provides everything you need to know in order to be able to effectively therapeutically parent. Providing a model of intervention, The A-Z of Therapeutic Parenting gives parents or caregivers an easy to follow process to use when responding to issues with their children. The following A-Z covers 60 common problems parents face, from acting aggressively to difficulties with sleep, with advice on what might trigger these issues, and how to respond. Easy to navigate and written in a straightforward style, this book is a 'must have' for all therapeutic parents.

Therapeutic Parenting in a Nutshell

Author: Sarah Naish
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1533592152
Release Date: 2016-06-05
Genre:

A concise, clear overview of Therapeutic Parenting with integrated links to short inspirational, often humorous videos, demonstrating practical applications of therapeutic parenting techniques. Suitable for all carers, parents and supporting professionals working with children who have suffered early life trauma. Sarah Naish uses her first hand experience to clearly explain the differences between 'standard' parenting and 'therapeutic' parenting, with case studies and examples of good therapeutic parenting strategies, along with practical applications. Written with the busy parent and supporting professional in mind, this short book provides answers for all those caring for children with attachment difficulties, explaining why we need to parent our children differently, common additional challenges faced by Therapeutic Parents, and the best way to resolve them. The book may be read as a 'stand alone' document, but used in conjunction with the videos and video based courses, it provides a powerful foundation in caring for children who have suffered early life trauma. The author provides essential advice to supporting professionals about overcoming blocked care, and helping Therapeutic Parents to stay connected to their child. This book contributes to the new Level 3 Diploma in Therapeutic Parenting, which will be launched by Fostering Attachments Ltd, (Inspire Training Group) in the Autumn of 2016.

Charley Chatty and the Wiggly Worry Worm

Author: Sarah Naish
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781784504106
Release Date: 2016-10-21
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Charley Chatty likes to talk. Charley talks so much that her mouth gets dry but there's just so much to say! "Why is the pavement brown?" "I have got two shoes. Everyone has two shoes." "I can hear the radio. Who is on the radio? Why is there a button on the radio?" Sometimes, Charley's imagination takes over and she tells stories about things that didn't really happen. She doesn't mean to but she likes how it makes her feel important and the wiggly worry worm inside her belly goes away. Written by a mum who understands, and her daughter (who also liked to tell tales), this is a story for children functioning at age 3-10.

Sophie Spikey Has a Very Big Problem

Author: Sarah Naish
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781784504151
Release Date: 2016-10-21
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Today Sophie Spikey has a very big problem. She has lost her shoes, again! There is no way she is asking her mum for help, though. I can fix it all by myself, she thought. Sophie did not have an easy start in life and now she cannot trust grown-ups to help her. Luckily, her new mum is good at guessing when Sophie needs a helping hand. Written by a mum who understands, and her daughter (who did not like asking for help), this is a story for children functioning at age 3-10.

Sophie Spikey Has a Very Big Problem

Author: Sarah Naish
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1523797010
Release Date: 2016-02-15
Genre:

Following huge acclaim for Sophie's brother, 'William Wobbly and the Very Bad Day'. Sophie Spikey is now also here to help! Sophie did not have an easy start in life. She has attachment difficulties, (RAD) and she cannot trust adults to help her. Now she has a big problem. She has lost her shoes again and has no idea how she is going to be able to leave the house. One thing she knows for sure, is that she will NOT be asking her new mum for help. Feeling overwhelmed by shame, and with her head feeling 'busy and hot' Sophie is frozen and needs some help. Luckily, Sophie's new mum has a good idea about how to help Sophie. She has had to learn to be very clever, since she adopted Sophie and her siblings. Second in the Therapeutic Parenting series, this is a simple straightforward story which gets straight to the heart of the matter. Written by an adopter and her eldest daughter, Sophie Spikey gives therapeutic parents the words they need to find, to help heal their children.

Rosie Rudey and the Very Annoying Parent

Author: Sarah Naish
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781784504120
Release Date: 2016-10-21
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Today Rosie Rudey has had enough! "Rosie, put your coat on, it's cold outside." "Rosie, bring your sandwich box to the kitchen, please." "Rosie, stop being nasty to your brother." LEAVE ME ALONE, she thought. Rosie did not have an easy childhood which has made her build a hard shell around herself so no one can get in. Luckily her new mum knows just how to help soften Rosie's hard exterior. Written by a mum who understands, and her daughter (who was also a bit prickly), this is a story for children functioning at age 3-10.

Sometimes I Feel Sad

Author: Tom Alexander
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781784508890
Release Date: 2018-03-21
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sometimes I feel sad. Sometimes it's because I've lost something. Or because I'm hurt. Other times I don't know why I feel sad. I just do. Feeling sad is, unfortunately, a part of everyone's life, and there's not always an easy fix. This touching book helps explain to children aged 5+ that they're not alone in feeling this way, and is especially useful for children who struggle to express their feelings.

Billy Bramble and The Great Big Cook Off

Author: Sally Donovan
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781784501648
Release Date: 2016-03-21
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

"Want to know something else about me? I am Billy Bramble: the King, the President and the Emperor of Bad Lucksville. I am the Chief Executive of Bad Luck Limited, the Bad Luck Champion of the World, the Bad Luck Guinness World Record holder and it's all thanks to my invisible dog Gobber. He's my Bringer of Bad Luck." Billy Bramble likes rude words, smelly farts, loud farts and freestyle sneezing but when BAD THINGS happen, his invisible angry dog Gobber barks in his ears, gives him brain mash and breaks things. One day a competition is announced at school - The Great Big Cook Off - can Billy Bramble defeat Gobber and change his epic bad luck? An irreverent story for children aged 8-12 about a less than perfect boy, this book will inspire any child who's ever secretly thought they might be less than perfect too.

Katie Careful and the Very Sad Smile

Author: Sarah Naish
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781784506100
Release Date: 2017-09-21
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Katie Careful has just moved in with her siblings and their new parents. Even if she's sad or scared, she smiles and smiles to try and hide her wobbly feelings. She clings on to her Mum's leg and won't let go and she even follows her to the toilet, banging on the door to remind her that she's there. Luckily, her Mum understands why Katie acts this way. Written by a mum who understands and her daughter, who is adopted, this insightful story will help your whole family to feel a bit better.

Becoming an Adoption Friendly School

Author: Emma Gore Langton
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781784505363
Release Date: 2017-04-21
Genre: Education

Adopted children who have experienced loss, abuse or neglect need additional support for their emotional development, and are more likely to have special educational needs. This useful resource provides a complete plan for creating adoption-friendly environments in primary, secondary and specialist schools. The book is grounded on new research which gathered together testimonies from over 400 school staff members, adoptive parents and adoption specialists. With realistic consideration of pressures and limitations currently faced by schools, it gives advice on eight key areas for school development, including communicating with parents, training staff, using resources wisely and recognising children's individual needs. Completing the toolkit is a broad selection of photocopiable and downloadable plans for establishing adoption-friendly frameworks, and for demonstrating good practice to staff, pupils, families and school inspectors.

How to Help Children Through a Parent s Serious Illness

Author: Kathleen McCue, M.A., C.C.L.S.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781429991193
Release Date: 2011-08-16
Genre: Family & Relationships

How to Help Children Through a Parent's Serious Illness has become the standard work on an important subject. A classic for over fifteen years, it continues to be a go-to book for supportive, practical advice, based on the lifetime experience and clinical practice of one of America 's leading child life practitioners. Fully revised and updated, this new edition also explores the major issues and developments from the last decade that affect children today, including the dangers and opportunities of the Internet, a deeper understanding of how hereditary diseases affect children, the impact of the nation's explosive growth in single-parent families, and new insights into how family trauma and a parent's mental illness may affect children.

The Boy Who Built a Wall Around Himself

Author: Ali Redford
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781784502003
Release Date: 2015-11-21
Genre: Education

Boy built a wall to keep himself safe. Behind it he felt strong and more protected. Then Someone Kind came along. She bounced a ball, sang and painted on the other side of the wall, and Boy began to wonder if life on the other side might be better after all. Written for children aged 4 to 9, this gentle full-colour picture book uses a simple metaphor to explain how children who have had painful or traumatic experiences can build barriers between themselves and other people. It will help children explore their feelings and encourage communication.

Machine of Death

Author: Ryan North
Publisher: Machines of Death LLC
ISBN: 9780982167120
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Fiction

Presents fantasy stories written by Internet authors that explore how people, cultures, and societies are affected by the predictions of the Machine, an object that provides short yet vague phrases about how a person will die.