• Education

A Nifflenoo Called Nevermind

A Story for Children Who Bottle Up Their Feelings
Author: Margot Sunderland
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351693689
Category: Education
Page: 32
View: 3999
A story for children who bottle up their feelings. Nevermind always carries on whatever happens! Each time something horrible happens to him he just tucks his feelings away and carries on with life. Find out what happens to Nevermind and how he begins to understand that his feelings do matter, how he learns to express them and stand up for himself.

    • Assertiveness in children

A Nifflenoo Called Nevermind


Author: Margot Sunderland,Nicky Hancock
Publisher: Speechmark Publishing
ISBN: 9780863884962
Category: Assertiveness in children
Page: 32
View: 8884
(A story for children who bottle up their feelings)Nevermind always carries on whatever happens! Each time something horrible happens to him he just tucks his feelings away and carries on with life. Find out what happens to Nevermind and how he begins to understand that his feelings do matter, how he learns to express them and stand up for himself.

    • Education

A Nifflenoo Called Nevermind

A Story for Children Who Bottle Up Their Feelings
Author: Margot Sunderland
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351693689
Category: Education
Page: 32
View: 4531
A story for children who bottle up their feelings. Nevermind always carries on whatever happens! Each time something horrible happens to him he just tucks his feelings away and carries on with life. Find out what happens to Nevermind and how he begins to understand that his feelings do matter, how he learns to express them and stand up for himself.

    • Education

Helping Children Who Bottle Up Their Feelings

A Guidebook
Author: Margot Sunderland
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 135169362X
Category: Education
Page: 56
View: 6049
A guidebook to help children who: are trying to manage their too painful feelings by themselves; do not let themselves cry, protest or say that they are scared; are living with too many unresolved painful emotions from the past; have had disturbing, overwhelming or confusing experiences, which they have been unable to think through or feel through properly; are full of unexpressed feelings because expressing them feels far too dangerous; and are full of unmourned grief.

    • Education

The Frog Who Longed for the Moon to Smile

A Story for Children Who Yearn for Someone They Love
Author: Margot Sunderland
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351687271
Category: Education
Page: 28
View: 7162
A story for children who yearn for someone they love. Frog is very much in love with the moon because she once smiled at him. So now he spends all his time dreaming about her. He waits and waits for her to smile at him again. One day a wise and friendly crow helps frog to see how he is wasting his life away. All the time he has been facing the place of very little, he's had his back to the place of plenty.

    • Children's stories

The Day the Sea Went Out and Never Came Back


Author: Margot Sunderland
Publisher: Speechmark Publishing
ISBN: 9780863884634
Category: Children's stories
Page: 32
View: 1570
(A story for children who have lost someone they love)Eric is a sand dragon who loves the sea very much. Each day, he watches it going out and coming back. His sea is beautiful indeed to him. But one day, the sea goes out and does not come back. Eric waits and waits, but it does not come back. So he falls on the sand in terrible pain. It feels to him as if he has lost everything. After many bleak days, Eric sees a little wild flower. It is dying. Eric knows he must save it. He finds water. More and more flowers appear and so Eric starts to make a beautiful rock pool garden. And as he does, he finds the courage to feel the full pain of his loss, instead of closing his heart. He realises that his memories of his precious sea are like a special kind of treasure in his mind, a treasure he will never lose. The titles in this extraordinary series are a vital resource. Nine practical guidebooks, each with an accompanying beautifully illustrated storybook, have been written to help children (aged 4-12) think about and connect with their feelings.These guides and stories enable teachers, parents and professionals to recognise the unresolved feelings behind a child's behaviour and to respond correctly to help.The Day the Sea Went Out and Never Came Back is a stroy for children who have lost someone they love:Eric is a sand dragon who loves the sea very much. Each day, he watches it going out and coming back. His sea is beautiful indeed to him. But one day, the sea goes out and does not come back. Eric waits and waits, but it does not come back. So he falls on the sand in terrible pain. It feels to him as if he has lost everything. After many bleak days, Eric sees a little wild flower. It is dying. Eric knows he must save it. He finds water. More and more flowers appear and so Eric starts to make a beautiful rock pool garden. And as he does, he finds the courage to feel the full pain of his loss, instead of closing his heart. He realises that his memories of his precious sea are like a special kind of treasure in his mind, a treasure he will never lose.

    • Psychology

Willy and the Wobbly House

A Story for Children Who are Anxious or Obsessional
Author: Margot Sunderland
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351372289
Category: Psychology
Page: 28
View: 6475
This is a story for children who are anxious or obsessional. Willy is an anxious boy who experiences the world as a very unsafe, wobbly place where anything awful might happen at any time. Joe, the boy next door, is too ordered and tidy to be able to ever really enjoy life. Follow their adventures with the Puddle People who help them break out of their fixed patterns and find far richer ways of living in the world.

    • Education

Ruby and the Rubbish Bin

A Story for Children with Low Self-Esteem
Author: Margot Sunderland
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351701533
Category: Education
Page: 30
View: 1907
(A story for children with low self-esteem) Ruby hates herself so much that she often feels more like a piece of rubbish than a little girl. Children at school bully her. Sometimes Ruby feels so miserable that she wants to sleep and sleep and never wake up again. Then one day, Ruby meets Dot the lunchtime lady, When Ruby feels Dot's kindness and understanding, something warm happens in Ruby's tummy. Over time, Dot helps Ruby to move from self-hate to self-respect. In fact Dot's smile makes Ruby feel like a princess. After a very important dream, and help from Dot, Ruby decides enough is enough. She finds her voice and her anger, and stands up to the bullies. She makes new friends and knows what it's like to feel happy for the first time in her life.

    • Education

The Frog Who Longed for the Moon to Smile

A Story for Children Who Yearn for Someone They Love
Author: Margot Sunderland
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351687271
Category: Education
Page: 28
View: 9084
A story for children who yearn for someone they love. Frog is very much in love with the moon because she once smiled at him. So now he spends all his time dreaming about her. He waits and waits for her to smile at him again. One day a wise and friendly crow helps frog to see how he is wasting his life away. All the time he has been facing the place of very little, he's had his back to the place of plenty.

    • Education

A Wibble Called Bipley

A Story for Children Who Have Hardened Their Hearts or Becomes Bullies
Author: Margot Sunderland
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351693352
Category: Education
Page: 40
View: 8882
A story for children who have hardened their hearts or become bullies. Bipley is a warm cuddly creature, but someone has broken his heart. He feels so hurt that he decides it is just too painful to ever love again. When he meets some big tough Honks in the wood, they teach him how to harden his heart so that he doesn't have to feel hurt any more. Luckily Bipley meets some creatures who teach him how he can protect himself without hardening his heart.

    • Education

A Pea Called Mildred

A Story to Help Children Pursue Their Hopes and Dreams
Author: Margot Sunderland
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351693506
Category: Education
Page: 32
View: 4526
A story to help children pursue their hopes and dreams. Mildred is a pea with dreams. She has great plans for her pea life. However, people are always telling her that dreams are pointless as she is just another ordinary pea. Eventually, with the help of a kind person along the way, Mildred ends up doing exactly what she has always dreamed of doing.

    • Education

Teenie Weenie in a Too Big World

A Story for Fearful Children
Author: Margot Sunderland
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351699490
Category: Education
Page: 32
View: 5710
(A story for fearful children) One day Teenie Weenie finds himself in a scrumbly screechy place. It is full of noises and crashes and things that swoop and scratch. The worse it gets, the smaller Teenie Weenie feels. After a while, he feels so small that the tiniest insect tries to eat him up. Teenie Weenie feels terrified and desperately alone. But after a while along strolls a Wip-Wop bird who invites Teenie Weenie to come and have a chocolate muffin in his tree house. With the Wip Wop bird and his friend Hoggie, Teenie Weenie learns for the first time in his life all about the power of TOGETHER. He comes to know how very different things look when it's an US not just a ME. And so after that, whenever Teenie Weenie finds himself struggling alone with something too difficult or too frightening, he goes off and finds some TOGETHER.

Using Story Telling as a Therapeutic Tool with Children


Author: Margot Sunderland
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1351372319
Category:
Page: N.A
View: 9029
This practical handbook begins with the philosophy and psychology underpinning the therapeutic value of story telling. It shows how to use story telling as a therapeutic tool with children and how to make an effective response when a child tells a story to you. It is an essential accompaniment to the "Helping Children with Feelings" series and covers issues such as: Why story telling is such a good way of helping children with their feelings? What resources you may need in a story-telling session? How to construct your own therapeutic story for a child? What to do when children tell stories to you? Things to do and say when working with a child's story.

    • Education

Helping Children with Loss

A Guidebook
Author: Margot Sunderland
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 135169314X
Category: Education
Page: 89
View: 3258
This is a guidebook to help children who: are suffering from the pain of loss or separation from someone or something they love deeply; have had a parent, relative or important friend leave or die; are obsessed with their absent parent; have lost someone they love, but have never really mourned; are trying to manage all their painful feelings of loss by themselves; feel that they have lost the love of someone they love deeply; are suffering from separation anxiety; and are adopted or fostered children who miss their birth parent terribly. Helping Children with Loss Using this engaging story and practical guidebook you can help children suffering from the pain of loss or separation. They may be: grieving for the death of a parent, relative or important friend; obsessed with an absent parent; struggling to mourn a loss; trying to manage all of their painful feelings by themselves; suffering from separation anxiety; and adopted or fostered children who miss their birth parent.

    • Education

Draw on Your Emotions


Author: Margot Sunderland
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351629379
Category: Education
Page: 110
View: 8973
Draw on Your Emotions is a bestselling resource to help people of all ages express, communicate and deal more effectively with their emotions through drawing. Built around five key themes, each section contains a simple picture exercise with clear objectives, instructions and suggestions for development. The picture activities have been carefully designed to help ease the process of both talking about feelings and exploring life choices, by trying out alternatives safely on paper. This will help to create clarity and new perspectives as a step towards positive action. Offering a broad range of exercises which can be adapted for any ability or age from middle childhood onwards, this unique book explores a range of emotions surrounding a person1s important life experiences, key memories, relationships, best times, worst times and who they are as a person. This is an essential resource for therapists, educators, counsellors and anyone who engages other people in conversations that matter about their relationship to self, others and life in general. This revised and updated second edition also contains a new section on how to use the superbly emotive The Emotion Cards (9781138070981) to facilitate deeper therapeutic conversations.

    • Education

Helping Children Who Yearn for Someone They Love

A Guidebook
Author: Margot Sunderland
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351693468
Category: Education
Page: 48
View: 3497
This is a guidebook to help children who: "are missing someone too much or suffer from separation anxiety"; are obsessed with their absent parent "yearn for a parent who: has died; seems unreachable, although she is right there; or is loving one minute and indifferent, cold or abusive the next". They yearn because they have been taken into care, fostered or adopted.

    • Education

Monica Plum's Horrid Problem


Author: Margot Sunderland
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1351702521
Category: Education
Page: 73
View: 4453
This is a story for children with troubled parents. Monica has a horrid problem. It gets everywhere: into her schoolwork, her dreams, and her ability to make friends. People keep telling her to cheer up. She can't. She feels as if she is carrying around some very heavy luggage. Then one day, a helpful teacher sees how miserable Monica is, and tells her about the knights in the world, who are posing as people. In a whispering wood, Monica finds some of these knights. They teach her how to make her problem far less horrid. In particular they show her how to cope when other people's problems weigh you down and make you feel miserable. Most importantly they show her how to do life well. Monica leaves whispering wood feeling empowered and ready to face what she could not face before.

    • Emotions in children

Helping Children Who Bottle Up Their Feelings and a Nifflenoo Called Nevermind


Author: Margot Sunderland,Nicky Hancock
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780863885013
Category: Emotions in children
Page: 56
View: 8635
This practical guidebook, with a beautifully-illustrated storybook, enables teachers, parents and professionals to help children aged 4-12 connect with unresolved feelings affecting their behaviour. This is a guidebook to help children who: are trying to manage their too painful feelings by themselves do not let themselves cry, protest or say that they are scared are living with too many unresolved painful emotions from the past have had disturbing, overwhelming or confusing experiences, which they have been unable to think through or feel through properly are full of unexpressed feelings because expressing them feels far too dangerous are full of unmourned grief. A Nifflenoo Called Nevermind is a story for children who bottle up their feelings. Nevermind always carries on whatever happens! Each time something horrible happens to him he just tucks his feelings away and carries on with life. Find out what happens to Nevermind and how he begins to understand that his feelings do matter, how he learns to express them and stand up for himself.

    • Education

Helping Children Pursue Their Hopes and Dreams

A Guidebook
Author: Margot Sunderland
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1351693808
Category: Education
Page: 40
View: 3844
This is a guidebook to help children who: have been given too little encouragement to follow their hopes and dreams; are too despondent or defeated to go after their hopes or their dreams; are too busy surviving, so hopes and dreams are a luxury they cannot afford; think that hopes and dreams are just for other people; do not follow their dreams because they are too afraid of failing; are following somebody else's star; and, only dream small dreams for themselves, from a fear of being big.

    • Family & Relationships

The Science of Parenting


Author: Margot Sunderland
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0756644933
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 288
View: 9084
Thought-provoking and controversial, this book offers practical parenting techniques for parents at each age and stage of their baby''s development to ensure that their child is psychologically well adjusted and emotionally healthy. Includes advice and strategies, from anxiety-proofing your baby to solvingpoor sleeping Uses picture stories, real-life images and anecdotes to illustrate points Reexamines popular childcare tactics and offers alternatives How today''s brain research can lead to happy, emotionally balanced children