Not Too Far From My Back Door has children acknowledging and releasing their BIG emotions that many children struggle with. Through encounters with characters of mother nature, children are empowered with a toolkit for resilience. They, learn along the journey that this has and always will be within them. A book of self appreciation, self discovery and self nurturing whilst reflecting on the abundance of mother nature. This book was written by Social Worker Tania Louise Smith who has worked in child protection and mental health both in Australia and the United Kingdom. Tania believes this book creates a jumping off point for discussions about feeling, emotions and the building blocks for resilience and empowerment. These are important discussions to be had with every child in promoting positive mental health and addressing the ever increasing mental health concerns for children world wide.
The book is a beautiful read for all children, as everyone struggles with times of high emotions. Especially nurturing for children with anxiety, depression, post traumatic stress, bullying, abuse, learning difficulties, accepting differences, et and well as for those nature loving, wilderness seeking children. Size 20cm x 25cm