Book Review: The Kids’ Guide to Staying Awesome and In Control by Lauren Brukner This is a guest review written by Alice Crutwell, Public Health Curriculum Advisor for the Children and Young Peoples Team in Shropshire. Alice is incredibly hands on and spends much of her time in the schools that she advises. This book provides […]
Book Review: Ladybird’s Remarkable Relaxation by Michael Chissick This is a guest review written by Alice Crutwell, Public Health Curriculum Advisor for the Children and Young Peoples Team in Shropshire. Alice is incredibly hands on and spends much of her time in the schools that she advises. A heart-warming story where Ladybird helps lots of different animals […]
Book Review: Your Body is Brilliant – by Sigrun Danielsdottir This book is just beautiful! It is one of many resources I’ve been sent to review which relate to body image, and it’s the only one that my five year old children have stolen and refused to return. It’s bright and colourful and is filled with […]
This book review was written by @caughtinaloop – an English teacher writing herself free of OCD. You can follow her blog here: caught-in-an-ocd-loop.com Parenting OCD – Down to Earth Advice from one Parent to Another by Claire Sanders How do you ‘Parent OCD’? Surely that concept is counter – intuitive? Or so I thought until I read […]
Book Review: Can I Tell You About Depression? A Guide for Friends, Family & Professionals – Christopher Dowrick & Susan Martin This is another excellent book in JKP’s ‘Can I tell you about’ series and addresses issues related to depression head on in a way that is understandable and digestible even by very young children […]
Body image is a topic that I often get asked to talk and to teach about. It’s a rising concern amongst both boys and girls and many parents and teachers have asked me to recommend resources they can use to help promote positive body image. I’ve found these to be fairly thin on the ground […]
June Alexander’s memoir – “A girl called Tim” is proof that with perseverance it is possible to beat an eating disorder. A great read for sufferers – current or recovered and their families and friends.