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From the Publisher
Help Your Little One Beat The WorryBug
From the WorryWoo Monsters Series
Don’t Feed The WorryBug by Andi Green
When the WorryBug comes buzzing, Wince The Monster of Worry will show your little one how to shoo it away!
In the book, Don’t Feed The WorryBug, Wince finds himself engulfed in worries which ultimately lead to the arrival of the WorryBug. And what is the favorite treat of a WorryBug, well worries of course. And if there is one thing Wince knows, the more you feed a WorryBug the bigger it gets.
In this 2019 Child Mind Institute top pick, Don’t Feed The Worrybug will help your little worriers see how feeding your “worries” aka the WorryBug will only make those worries grow.
Helping Young Worriers Beat The WorryBug by Dr. John Irvine Illustrated by Andi Green
A companion book to Don’t Feed The WorryBug, Helping Young Worriers Beat The WorryBug acknowledges the growing problem of anxiety in kids –everywhere, which calls for immediate and timely attention. Dr. John, as he is known “Down Under,” has tackled the issue by presenting sensible advice for parents, educators and other caretakers in his latest booklet. It includes background info on the origin of worry, an assessment guide to help determine the problem, as well as fun-filled activities to deal with the worries that kids encounter in today’s society. Useful suggestions combined with a touch of the whimsical, provided by Green’s drawings of Wince, the main character from her award winning Don’t Fe
• Books and plush doll all sold separately
“When your kids are anxious, all common sense, reasoning and positive thinking go out the window.” – Dr. John Irvine
A Practical Guidebook for Parents.
Written by renowned Australian child-psychologist Dr. John Irvine, this comprehensive and easy to use WorryWoo companion guidebook offers creative ways to help your little one manage anxious and worrisome feelings.
What’s “bugging” my child?
Wince isn’t the only one who has to battle the WorryBug—we all do. But some kids can become overwhelmed by their anxieties. While worry is a safeguard that helps us survive, for some kids and adults, it becomes a mind “bug” that destroys happiness and health. The symptom checklist that follows will help caregivers determine whether their child is experiencing normal, helpful worry or whether we’re dealing with full-blown anxiety.
Why Does Mindfulness Matter?
This may sound like a buzzword, but “mindfulness” has become very important in our therapy options. Unlike thought blocking tactics or talking back to the annoying WorryBug, in this technique we accept a worrying thought but we don’t dwell on it or get caught up in the emotions it evokes.
A companion guide to be used with Don’t Feed The WorryBug
Helping Young Worriers Beat The WorryBug was written to be used as a follow up to reading Don’t Feed The WorryBug (sold separately). Although each book can be used on their own, it is best to use them together.