Today's children are under increasing pressure. Many are beginning to show signs of stress, such as irritability, poor concentration, insomnia, digestive problems and an increased susceptibility to illness. Depression, anxiety, eating disorders and behavioural disorders are also on the increase. Kids Under Pressure addresses the very real stresses that are affecting our children and gives practical advice on how to make their lives balanced, healthy and happy. It includes: Reasons why our children are stressed - unrealistic expectations, divorce, bullying, competition at school, exams, sibling rivalry, jealousy, berevement etc. Excellent coping strategies to help children deal with all aspects of their lives The importance of fun, relaxation and leisure activities and how to fit them into each day How to give every family member a voice, an outlet and a sanctuary A unique section in which the children speak out!
Karen Sullivan is a bestselling author and highly-regarded journalist specialising in health and parenting; Her previous books include Natural Healthcare for Children (Piatkus), Organic Living in 10 Simple Lessons (Piatkus), The Hamlyn Encyclopaedia of Complementary Health and The Common Sense Guide to Pregnancy and Childcare; Karen has two young children and lives in London.