In Alphabreaths, children will learn their ABCs and the basics of mindfulness through playful breathing exercises. Breaths like Mountain Breath and Redwood Breath will connect them with nature, while breaths like Heart Breath and Wish Breath will help them remember to fill their heart with gratitude and send good wishes to others. Simple, playful, and with delightful illustrations, Alphabreaths is the perfect introduction to mindfulness and breath...
Parents and children will enjoy reading how Willie Wannaknow is surprised by his first visit to the clinic of Dr.Mini Mental Health, a child psychiatrist. In this first book, Willie Wannaknow experiences tics and ADHD. A bonus section for parents, Parenting Pearls is found at the end of each book.
Illustrations and rhyming text portray children experiencing a range of emotions, including frustration, shyness, jealousy, and pride. Feelings are neither good nor bad, they simply are. Kids need words to name their feelings, just as they need words to name foood, clothes, toys, people, etc. Strong, colorful, and expressive images go along with the verses to help children connect the word and the emotion. -- From book jacket.
"Heartbreakingly honest and quietly funny, this #ownvoices graphic novel from a debut creator is a refreshingly real exploration of mental health, cultural differences, and the trials of middle school. Livy is already having trouble fitting in as the new girl at school--and then there's Viola. Viola is Livy's anxiety brought to life, a shadowy twin that only Livy can see or hear. Livy tries to push back against Viola's relentless judgment, but nothing...
Eleven-year-old Ava Andrews has a Technicolor interior with a gray shell. On the inside, she bubbles with ideas and plans. On the outside, everyone except her best friend, Zelia, thinks she doesn't talk or, worse, is stuck-up. What nobody knows is that Ava has invisible disabilities: anxiety and a heart condition. Ava hopes middle school will be a fresh start, but when Zelia moves across the country and Ava's Nana Linda pushes her to speak up about...
"Eleven-year-old Makeda dreams of meeting her African American mother, while coping with serious problems in her white adopted family, a cross-country move, and being homeschooled"--Provided by publisher.
Fourteen-year-old Max records his efforts to control his anorexia in a therapist-prescribed journal that also chronicles his parents' difficult relationship and his feelings for a new girl at school, Evie.
Twelve-year-old Iveliz is trying to manage her mental health and advocate for the help and understanding she deserves, but in the meantime her new friend calls her crazy and her abuela Mimi dismisses the therapy and medicine Iveliz needs to feel like herself.
Izzy the Mouse has grumpy thought bubbles hanging over her head, so when she sees a bear blowing bubbles and realizes a deep breath helps them float away, she tries a breathing exercise which helps her get rid of her negative thoughts for good.
I'm a Feel-o-saur is a fun rhyming romp through all the different feelings that kids (and all of us!) experience, from sad, to 'hangry', to happy. Specifically geared towards children aged 2 to 4, and introducing children dressed as dinosaurs with names like Grumpy-saurus, Happy-saurus, and Bored-o-saurus, this picture book is a great way to start conversations about feelings with the youngest readers. The final spread gives a quick overview of the...
A small boy creates a shelter for his sadness so that he can visit it whenever he needs to, and the two of them can cry, talk, or just sit. The boy knows that one day his sadness may come out of the shelter, and together they will look out at the world and see how beautiful it is.
"I've got a puppy running around inside my head. His name is Ollie. Sometimes my puppy is quiet, curious, or scared. And sometimes he is excited . . . a little too excited! When that happens, I get overwhelmed. So, what's a puppy--and an anxious kid--to do? Author Elise Gravel helps children identify and cope with anxiety in a calming, mindful way." -- publisher
"After an entire summer trying to figure out how to go back to being the person she was before her depression and anxiety diagnosis, twelve-year-old Pluto finds out--with the help of the Hayden Planetarium hotline, a new tutor, and a new friend--that there is no old or new Pluto, there's just Pluto, growing up"--
Merthyr T - I found My Unique ME
A unique self-development book for children in today's world.
Teaches and inspires children that they can create changes in their life.
It teaches them about their Brain Codes and how their mind works
It teaches them how to work with colour, their brain codes, their environment.
It gives them tools and action steps to empowerment, confidence, resilience and learning about themselves that everyone is unique.