Format:
Book
Author:
Gewirtz, Abigail H., author.
Title:
When the world feels like a scary place : essential conversations for anxious parents & worried kids / Abigail Gewirtz, PhD.
Publisher, Date:
New York : Workman Publishing, 2020.
©2020
Description:
viii, 296 page: illustrations ; 22 cm
Summary:
"In our complicated world, big issues make both parents and children anxious. So how should parents talk to their kids about the things that make both parent and child on edge - from family financial issues to school shootings to global warming? Here, an expert child psychologist offers parents scripts for conversations that will help us raise kids who are informed, engaged, and confident."--Publisher's description.
Subjects:
Anxiety in children.
Worry in children.
Fear in children.
Parenting.
Conversation -- Children.
Anxiety.
Worry in children.
Other Title:
Essential conversations for anxious parents & worried kids
Essential conversations for anxious parents and worried kids
Notes:
"Includes how to talk to your kids about COVID-19"--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references (pages [286]-290) and index.
Contents:
Introduction: Trampolines -- The age of anxiety. Parents matter now more than ever ; What back news does to (us) parents ; Nature, nurture, and the parent-child dance -- Understanding emotions. Teaching children about emotions ; Help kids respond to big emotions ; Coaching emotions -- Essential conversations. How do I talk with my child? Conversations about violence ; Conversations about natural disasters and climate change ; Conversations about the perils of technology ; Conversations about social justice ; Conversations about our divided society -- Epilogue: "Take ten" to help children grow into confident, compassionate, and civil adults -- Bonus conversations. Feeling scared during the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic ; When a parent deploys.
ISBN:
9781523508310
1523508310
Other Number:
1156939507
System Availability:
1
Current Holds:
0
# Local items:
1
Control Number:
399633
Call Number:
155.4124 GEW
Course Reserves:
0
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0
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0