Updated and revised, this 10th Anniversary Edition sequel to the blockbuster hit, Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids, advances the bucketfilling concept for pre-teens, teens, and adults. Growing Up breaks new ground through expanded language as it teaches the value of kindness, self-control, resilience, and forgiveness in a world that is not always kind. Readers gain a better understanding of all the ways they can fill and dip into buckets and how to use their lid to keep their own bucket full. Easy-to-read chapters, poignant illustrations, and daily self-reflection questions encourage readers to use their individual power of choice to be daily bucket fillers. Join the thousands of people of all ages and occupations who have read this book, taken the pledge, and practiced the daily skills to happier living.
This heartwarming book encourages positive behavior by using the concept of an invisible bucket to show children how easy and rewarding it is to express kindness, appreciation and love by "filling buckets." Updated and revised, this 10th anniversary edition will help readers better understand that "bucket dipping" is a negative behavior, not a permanent label. It also explains that it's possible to fill or dip into our own buckets.
Do you know you have an invisible bucket which is filled with all of your good thoughts and feelings? If you're new to the concepts of bucket filling and bucket dipping, then this award-winning book is for you. This award-winning sequel to Have You Filled a Bucket Today? Features easy-to-read chapters, colourful illustrations, and daily questions to help readers become better bucket fillers and give them the tools to live a life filled with happiness.
"Here's a delightful little book to warm the hearts of young children and teach them how to experience the joy of giving and receiving. Just think of all the little buckets this book will fill with love and encouragement." —Dr. Kevin Leman, author of Have a New Kid by Friday The day you were born was a very happy day. You are a special gift. Everyone was so happy to see you. But, there was one part of you that they could not see. It was your bucket, your invisible bucket. While using a simple metaphor of a bucket full of hearts and stars, authors Carol McCloud and Katherine Martin, M.A. illustrate, in the sweetest of ways, that we are all born with an invisible bucket and that our bucket holds all of our good thoughts and feelings. This book highlights the many ways that families and caregivers use to fill the buckets of children but also gives young children simple ideas on how to BE a bucket filler as well. This 24-page picture book is perfect for children, parents, grandparents, teachers and people that want to teach empathy, nurture kindness and create a positive environment in their home, classroom, workplace and community. Winner of 4 awards. For more information on bucket filling or free downloadables and resources, please visit bucketfillers101.com. Publications by Bucket Fillers: • Have You Filled a Bucket Today? • Fill a Bucket • Growing Up with a Bucket Full of Happiness • My Bucketfilling Journal • Will You Fill My Bucket? • Bucket Filling from A to Z • Bucket Filling from A to Z Poster Set • My Very Own Bucket Filling from A to Z Coloring Book • BABY'S BUCKET Book • Halle and Tiger with their Bucketfilling Family • Buckets, Dippers, and Lids
The latest release in the bestselling Bucket Fillers line takes the concept of bucket filling one step further by adding the idea that we also have an invisible lid. We "use our lid" to protect and keep the happiness inside our bucket. Offering charming illustrations with personified buckets, dippers, and lids, readers learn what gives happiness, what takes it away, and what protects it. This concrete concept helps children of all ages grow in understanding, kindness, self-control, resilience, empathy, and forgiveness. A valuable teaching tool for home, school, and life, this is a stand-alone or companion book to the other award-winning books by Bucket Fillers, Inc.
A Hands-On Guide for Grown-Ups to Nourish Themselves and Raise Mindful, HappyChildren
Author: James Baraz
Publisher: Parallax Press
Awarded the 2016 Nautilus Gold Medal for Parenting and Family! Spirit Rock founder, author, and teacher James Baraz’s Awakening Joy offers his large and devoted readership a program to gain contentment and happiness by cultivating the seeds of joy within. Here he joins with Michele Lilyanna, a classroom teacher for 25 years, to offer caregivers and children ways to find joy in each day together. This unique offering nourishes both adults and kids. James shares the practices for the adults—parents, caregivers, and teachers. Michele offers her own experiences as a parent and as a teacher, showing how the themes work with kids, followed by the tried and true lessons that she's used herself in the classroom and at home. Packed with practices and activities that James and Michele have gathered over their many years of working with thousands of adults and children in retreats, workshops, and the classroom, Awakening Joy for Kids is imbued with compassion and delight. Part of Parallax Press' growing curriculum for parents and educators designed to cultivate joy and mindfulness in children.
This award-winning book uses the letters of the alphabet to help young and old see the many, simple ways that they can fill buckets and fill their own buckets in return. When you help children become bucket fillers, you give them the key to happiness... for it is in friendship, love, and good will to others that we are truly happy. Bucket filling is easy, as easy as can be. You can fill a bucket all the way from A to Z. Yes, bucket filling is the moment by moment choice to be kind and caring. Teaching and encouraging children to be bucket fillers is one of the greatest gifts you can give to them. Winner of 31 awards and 3 additional honors. For more information on bucket filling or free downloadables and resources, please visit bucketfillers101.com. Publications by Bucket Fillers:•Have You Filled a Bucket Today?•Fill a Bucket•Growing Up with a Bucket Full of Happiness•My Bucketfilling Journal•Will You Fill My Bucket?•Bucket Filling from A to Z•Bucket Filling from A to Z Poster Set•My Very Own Bucket Filling from A to Z Coloring Book•BABY'S BUCKET Book•Halle and Tiger with their Bucketfilling Family•Buckets, Dippers, and Lids
This easy-to-read, rhyming, board book starts the process of teaching infants and toddlers that they have their own unique bucket inside, filled with love and light. When they are happy, their buckets are full. Throughout life, our bucket level indicates our mental and emotional health and happiness.
Ideal for home or classroom, this 32-page coloring book is a supplement to the award-winning, rhyming picture book. Educational and entertaining, this book offers hours of coloring fun as children engage with dozens of pages while learning all about bucket filling!
Samuel Combest was born in 1792 in Chester County, South Carolina, the son of John and Ann Combest. He married Sarah (Sallie) Dick, daughter of John Dick, a Revolutionary War soldier, in 1799. They settled on land in Pulaski County, Kentucky. They had ten children, 1801-1818. He died in Russell County, Kentucky, in 1844. Descendants lived in Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri, Texas, Kansas, California, and elsewhere.
Can you fight depression by simply eating right? Yes, you can. By sheer indulgence. Nourish your brain with Pumpkin Soup . Roasted Chicken . Mexican Beans and Brown Rice . Seafood Risotto Bring a smile to your face with Mashed Potatoes . Goan Prawn Curry . Apple Crumble . Red Wine Cake Weaving together years of scientific research with her own experience of depression, award-winning food writer Kornelia Santoro offers a hundred easy-to-prepare recipes that will nurture your brain and help you fight those dreaded lows. Once psychotherapy helped her conquer her eating disorders, she discovered the magic of eating right, which has since infused her life with a sense of balance that she had not imagined possible. Full of mouth-watering recipes, Kornelia's secrets will reduce your stress levels, elevate your mood and make you want to eat more!