Sea Otter Cove is a story that teaches children how to use diaphragmatic breathing to calm down, lower stress, and control anger.Children love to experience belly breathing with the playful sea otters and sea child. This self-calming breathing technique can help your child to self-soothe, relax, and manage anger.Children love to experience belly breathing with the playful sea otters and sea child. This effective, self-calming technique also known as diaphragmatic breathing or deep breathing can have a positive impact on your child's health. Focused breathing can lower stress and anxiety levels. It can be used to decrease pain and anger. Delightful characters and this easy breathing exercise encourages your child to slow down, relax, and fall asleep peacefully. If you have enjoyed the classic story for younger children entitled A Boy and A Bear, you will love Sea Otter Cove. This story is ideal for older children or those with a longer attention span.Sea Otter Cove is also featured on the Indigo Ocean Dreams Audio/CD. It is also available in several eBook formats.breathing to calm downNote to Parent: Breathing is a simple and effective relaxation and anger management technique. It is usually the first technique therapists and yoga experts will teach for calming the mind and body. Learning to breathe in this way can change your child's life. Breathing can become a tool your child can access at any time and any place. Every child has a different emotional maturity, attention span, and need. While the stories are best suited for ages 6-12, do not let this be your primary reason for selecting. You know your child best and remember this is not about the reading level. The focus is on the actual techniques.If you enjoyed the classic A Boy and a Bear for younger children you will love Sea Otter Cove."This child-friendly adventure is beautifully illustrated and loved by children of all ages. Sea Otter Cove teaches children a powerful breathing technique, which helps children to slow down and focus in this fast paced and over-stimulating world. The techniques are easy to use anywhere!" - Melissa C. Fedosh, Pediatric Occupational Therapist, Children's Yoga Teacher, and Mother
"Sea Otter Cove by Lori Lite offers a way of 'introducing relaxation breathing to lower anxiety, decrease stress and control anger while promoting peaceful sleep.' This is a wonderful story that teaches young readers how relaxation breathing works and is good when it comes to making them aware of breathing and breathing techniques. The illustrations by make the concept clear to readers and it is a good technique to practice, especially if experiencing tension and stress. It is a good book to read aloud in classrooms and at home, and youngsters can even practice the breathing patterns along with the sea child and the sea otters to send out a pulse of calmness around them."