When a child is in pain, imagining scenes that are soothing or uplifting may help reduce the discomfort. This book is a tool for introducing children to the idea of using their imaginations to cope with pain, whether by itself or as part of a more comprehensive pain management plan. It also explains the techniques of imagery and deep breathing.
Harry loves macaroni and cheese, but when he gets sick, he can't eat it! He gets so sick that his parents take him to the hospital. Harry doesn't like having to meet lots of new people, getting poked with needles, and staying the night in a strange place, all the while feeling sick to his tummy.
Vol.3 It Hurts When I Poop: A Story for Children Who Are Scared to Use the Potty
Ryan is scared to use the potty. He's afraid to have a poop because he's afraid it's going to hurt. When Ryan's parents take him to visit Dr Gold, she engages his imagination with the story of Bill the Coyote's messy house. She also shows him what happens inside the body, and explains how different foods make using the potty easy or hard.
Vol.4 Sam and Gram and The First Day of School A Story to Answer a Child's Questions & Soothe Fears about School
Gram helps Sam get ready for his first day at school. The story takes the child hour-by-hour through a typical first day at school, so that the child will know just what to expect on his or her own big day. There are two special sections - Things To Do and Things To Talk About.
Vol.4 Eli's Lie-O-Meter: A Story about Telling the Truth
Eli knows the difference between pretending and real facts. Sometimes in real life keeping to the facts is hard for Eli. With the help of his parents and the super-deluxe lie-o-meter, Eli learns about the consequences of his fibs and the value of telling the truth.
Vol.4 Don't Squeal Unless It's A Big Deal: : A Tale of Tattletales
Teaches kids when squealing on a fellow classmate is appropriate and when it is merely tattling! Set in a school classroom, the kids in the class constantly tattle on each other, creating an air of frustration and distrust. The teacher, rather than policing the situation, addresses underlying feelings and encourages mutual problem solving.
Vol.5 Too Nice
What does it mean to be too nice? Amy's not sure, but she is sure how it feels: rotten. She feels sad and angry, she's tired of giving her things away, and shes tired of being taken advantage of. But with a little help, she learns how to be friendly while taking care of herself at the same time.
Vol.5 Nobody is Perfect: A Story for Children About Perfectionism
Sally Sanders is good at everything she does, or so it seems. Secretly she is afraid that if she can't do something well, or be the best, she will feel like a failure. She is scared that she is not good enough. Gradually, through the help of her teachers and mother, Sally learns to have fun and not worry so much about being the best.