100 WAYS TO BUILD SELF-ESTEEM AND TEACH VALUES
creative ideas, techniques, and processes for making
interactions with children easier and more fun, while
promoting love, self-worth and connection between
parent and child. (Ideas for teachers too!)
Mother-and-daughter team Diana and Julia Loomans offer
100 creative ideas, techniques and processes for making
day-to-day family interactions easier and more joyful.
Based on the principle that respecting - not controlling
- children is key to building self-esteem, the
activities in this book promote love, self-worth and
connection between parent and child.
Ways to Build Self-Esteem and Teach Values offers an
encyclopedia of hands-on exercises, charts, heartwarming
stories, poetry, and quotations to help parents and
children learn basic tools for cultivating mutual
respect, recognition and independence.
"Every page of this remarkable resource is filled with a
love of children, a passion for life,
and a deep wisdom gained from many years of conscious
parenting and relating."
~Jack Canfield, author
of Chicken Soup for the Soul
WHAT ALL CHILDREN WANT THEIR PARENTS TO KNOW
do children really want their parents to know, and what
do children need to grow into thriving adults? Most
parents have a deep desire to do what's best for their
children, but kids don't come with
instruction manuals. Diana Loomans and her daughter,
Julia Godoy, are here to help. They offer twelve
powerful keys to raising a happy, responsible, and
fulfilled child, including:
Allow room to grow and make mistakes
Give acknowledgment and show appreciation
Use positive discipline with respect
on a popular poem co-written by this mother-and-daughter
team, this book is filled with inspiring stories, ideas,
and exercises to use with children of all ages. The
authors will help you focus on what's most important,
resulting in a parent-child relationship filled with
mutual respect and love.
of wisdom and an excellent resource for perplexed parent
~Dr. Bernie Siegel, author of Love, Medicine &
THE LAUGHING CLASSROOM; EVERYONE'S GUIDE
TO TEACHING WITH HUMOR AND PLAY
This book helps move teachers from a "limiting"
teaching style to a "laughing" style that inspires
creativity and helps students learn faster and better.
Offering a cornucopia of hands-on techniques, Diana
invites teachers K-12 to make learning fun.
Laughing Classroom is packed with hands-on techniques
for applying humor and play to all aspects of
teaching. These techniques are divided into three
categories: Warm-ups, Laughing Lessons, and Play
Breaks. Included are self-help tests, heartwarming
vignettes, informative charts, and quotations. Methods
teach effective discipline, reframing negatives into
positives, "before and laughter" scenarios, and much
Laughing Classroom has been a successful teaching tool
for thousands of teachers, parents, speakers, and
students throughout the country.
"The Laughing Classroom entertains, educates and
It can inspire you to become a master teacher!"
POSITIVELY MOTHER GOOSE
Carefully rewritten to preserve the musical rhythm of
the originals, these refreshing new versions of the
400-year-old nursery rhymes promote the values of
self-esteem, lifelong learning, and innovative thinking.
re-written rhyme from Positively Mother Goose;
was a BOLD woman who lived in a shoe,
She had many children and knew what to do.
" You are all lovable with special gifts," she said,
She hugged them all fondly and tucked them in bed.
"The rhymes are heartening...and full of positive
imagery. A must-have for any youngster."
~Body Mind Spirit Magazine
THE LOVABLES IN THE KINGDOM OF SELF-ESTEEM
lovable! I am lovable! I am lovable!" are the magic
words that open the gates to the Kingdom of Self-Esteem.
Blending a lively narrative, charming illustrations, and
valuable lessons in living, this book conducts young
readers to the enchanted realm where twenty-four
remarkable animals, each embodying a facet of
self-esteem, await them.
lovable animal gives children a way of identifying with
and creating the qualities that make up a positive
self-image. Thought by many educators and social
scientists to be the key to preventing crime and alcohol
and drug abuse, high self-esteem is a gift that endures
for a lifetime.
"This wonderful book is going to be a tremendous help to
Associated Press Radio
TODAY I AM LOVABLE
Am Lovable gives young people 365 ways to think positively
and build self-esteem. This entire year's worth of daily
activities entertains and inspires as it educates and
promotes healthy values. Word games, fun facts,
motivational stories, and riddles make every day an
opportunity for positive growth.
categories covered include success principles, creative
thinking for kids, positive values, emotional
intelligence, language arts, global awareness, effective
communication, humor, self-esteem, and community service.
"What a fantastic activities book! As a fifth grade
teacher, I am putting
activity on the board each day - my students love it!"
~Debra Markus, Los
Angeles, School District