Book Recommendations

Future-Proof Your Child: Parenting the Wired Generation

By Nikki Bush, Graeme Codrington

Penguin Group USA, 12 Aug 2009 – Family & Relationships – 342 pages

‘Stop the world, I want to get off ‘ is the regular refrain of many of today’s time-pressured parents. ‘Give me an experience and I’ll promise you a relationship, ‘ is the mantra of their children. The world has changed.

https://books.google.co.za/books/about/Future_Proof_Your_Child.html?id=OYJmPQAACAAJ&source=kp_book_description&redir_esc=y

Divorce – What About The Children

By Dr. Tanya Robinson

Parents in South Africa who are contemplating divorce should read this book as it will help them make the right decisions, particularly with regard to their children.

https://www.loot.co.za/product/dr-tanya-robinson-divorce/srhx-701-g130?referrer=bookslive Divorce – What About The Children (Paperback)

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens: Workbook

by Sean Covey

Imagine you had a roadmap—a step-by-step guide to help you get from where you are now, to where you want to be in the future. Your goals, your dreams, your plans…they are all within reach. You just need the tools to help you get there.

That’s what Sean Covey’s landmark book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, has been to millions of teens: a handbook to self-esteem and success. Now updated for the digital age, this classic book applies the timeless principles of the 7 Habits to the tough issues and life-changing decisions teens face. In an entertaining style, Covey provides a simple approach to help teens improve self-image, build friendships, resist peer pressure, achieve their goals, and get along with their parents, as well as tackle the new challenges of our time, like cyberbullying and social media. In addition, this book is stuffed with cartoons, clever ideas, great quotes, and incredible stories about real teens from all over the world.

An indispensable book for teens, as well as parents, teachers, counselors, or any adult who works with teens, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens has become the last word on surviving and thriving as a teen and beyond.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/search?index=books&linkCode=qs&keywords=9781633533998

The 7 Habits of Happy Kids

by Sean Covey

In The 7 Habits of Happy Kids, Sean Covey uses beautifully illustrated stories to bring his family’s successful philosophy to the youngest child.

For the Seven Oaks friends, there is always something to do. Whether they’re singing along with Pokey Porcupine’s harmonica or playing soccer with Jumper Rabbit, everyone is having fun and learning all sorts of things. These seven stories show how practicing the 7 Habits makes this possible for the whole Seven Oaks Community.

From learning how to take charge of their own lives to discovering how balance is best, the Seven Oaks friends have tons of adventures and find out how each and every kid can be a happy kid!

http://www.simonandschuster.com/books/The-7-Habits-of-Happy-Kids/Sean-Covey/9781416957768

Helping Your Anxious Child: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents

by Ronald M. Rapee, Susan H. Spence, Vanessa Cobham, Ann Wignall, Heidi Lyneham

Most children are afraid of the dark. Some fear monsters under the bed. But at least ten percent of children have excessive fears and worries—phobias, separation anxiety, panic attacks, social anxiety, or obsessive-compulsive disorder—that can hold them back and keep them from fully enjoying childhood. If your child suffers from any of these forms of anxiety, the program in this book offers practical, scientifically proven tools that can help.

Now in its second edition, Helping Your Anxious Child has been expanded and updated to include the latest research and techniques for managing child anxiety. The book offers proven effective skills based in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to aid you in helping your child overcome intense fears and worries. You’ll also find out how to relieve your child’s anxious feelings while parenting with compassion.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5378359-helping-your-anxious-child

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