Growing Children, Thriving Children: Raising 7 to 12 Year Olds With Confidence and Awarenessby Lou Harvey-Zahra Floris Books
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- Pbk 224 pages
- AU$34.99 NZ$39.99
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No longer little children, but not yet teenagers, children in the primary school years (between seven and twelve) face big emotional, social, psychological and physical changes. How can parents best support their children whilst also embracing their growing independence? Inspired by the Waldorf approach to child development, Lou Harvey-Zahra explains the three major transitions, or 'rubicons', of middle childhood at ages seven, nine and twelve. She offers practical tips and guidance to help parents through the challenges of the middle years, including: creative solutions for common discipline issues; helpful routines for busy households to strengthen family bonds; suggested responses to tricky childhood questions; and sensitive advice to help children manage anger and anxiety
Growing Children, Thriving Children empowers parents to navigate the middle years with confidence.
‘I love Lou Harvey-Zahra’s advice, which is fun but practical, and rooted in love.’
-- Saffia Farr, Editor, JUNO Magazine
Lou Harvey-Zahra grew up and did her teacher training in England. She now lives in Melbourne, Australia, where she has taught in a number of different kindergarten, primary, special needs and Steiner-Waldorf school settings. She runs conscious parenting workshops and is the author of Happy Child, Happy Home; Creative Discipline, Connected Family; and Through the Rainbow: A Waldorf Birthday Story for Children.