Growing up is a tough business. As children get older and become more independent they can struggle to work out where they fit into the world, and as a parent it's natural to want to make this potentially scary process as easy and problem-free as possible. But the answer isn't to be overprotective or mollycoddle your child. To be able to negotiate successfully all the new territories they find themselves in as they grow up children need to be confident, outgoing and unafraid to ask questions, have a go at things, or make mistakes. So how do you prepare your child to be confident, happy and capable of making the most of every opportunity?With the help of "Boost your Child's Confidence" you can help your child grow into a balanced and self-assured person who can cope with everything life may throw at them. Packed with drama techniques you can practise with your children to help them be more confident and outgoing, "Boost your Child's Confidence" will help your child shine in every situation, whether at school, at play or with family.
With the help of "Boost your Child's Confidence" you can help your shy and retiring wallflowers blossom into the confident, self-reliant and happy children you know they can be.
Lucy Morgans trained as an actress at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts and made her West-End debut at the age of 9. As well as a television role in Brookside Lucy has also enjoyed UK chart success as a vocalist with several dance acts. Lucy is a qualified drama teacher and in 2003 set up the All the Arts theatre school, where she runs drama and performance classes to improve children's confidence. Steve Hemsley is a freelance journalist who has written for The Sunday Times, The Times and the Guardian as well as many magazines. He is a parent governor at a primary school in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, and has two young children whose confidence has been boosted massively using the ideas mentioned in this book. Steve has also attended the Academy of Creative Training based in Brighton.