Imagine a Rainbow: A Child's Guide for Soothing Pain (Hardcover)
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ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award Finalist
iParenting Media Award Winner
You are a child. It doesn't see fair.
That sometimes your body can hurt everywhere.
There's a way to feel better, something children can do.
The ideas in your mind can help you get through.
When a child is in pain, imagining scenes that are soothing or uplifting may help reduce the discomfort. Imagine a Rainbow is a beautiful tool for introducing children to the idea of using their imaginations to cope with pain, whether by itself or as part of a more comprehensive pain management plan.
The book also includes an extensive Note to Parents that explains the techniques of imagery and deep breathing, and how to help children use them.
About the Author
Brenda S. Miles, PhD, is a pediatric neuropsychologist who has worked in hospital, rehabilitation, and school settings. She is an author and co-author of several books for children, including The Moment You Were Born: A Story for You and Your Premature Baby, Stickley Sticks to It!: A Frog's Guide to Getting Things Done, Chicken or Egg: Who Comes First? and Princess Penelopea Hates Peas: A Tale of Picky Eating and Avoiding Catastropeas. Brenda encourages children of all ages to dream big, find joy, and embrace adventure. Nicole Wong is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. Her illustrations have been featured in several children's books, including No Monkeys, No Chocolate and Ferry Tail. Nicole lives with her husband, daughter, and their dogs and cat in Massachusetts. Visit her at www.nicole-wong.com and follow her on Facebook: @painternik and Instagram: @painternik9.