Whole Child, Whole Life: 10 Ways to Help Kids Live, Learn, and Thrive

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About the Author

Stephanie Malia Krauss is an educator, social worker, speaker, and writer. Her work focuses on what young people need to be ready and well, now and in the future. Stephanie is the Founder + Principal of First Quarter Strategies; a staff consultant with the Youth Transition Funders Group; and a senior fellow with the CERES Institute for Children & Youth at Boston University, Education Northwest, and the Children's Funding Project. Stephanie is the author of Making It: What Today's Kids Need for Tomorrow's World and a regular contributor to EdSurge and Scary Mommy. She started her career as a fifth-grade teacher in Phoenix, Arizona. A proud New Jersey native and GED recipient, Stephanie lives in the St. Louis area with her family. You can contact Stephanie at [email protected]


"Are you someone who is raising or educating children and youth? If so, open this book. The words, charts, and drawings on these pages wonderfully capture the complexity about what we know works to support kids in today's world and helpfully convey how we grownups might try to do better--for them."--Gregg Behr (1/3/2023 12:00:00 AM)
"Momentum for expanding social, emotional, mental, and physical health and development has grown to an all-time high across the country. No one can argue that this is one of the most critical fields in public education. Whole Child, Whole Life is an excellent 'go-to' resource for school districts that are committed to creating and sustaining social emotional learning programs as part of their strategic plans on behalf of the students who are learning and growing in their communities."--Daniel A. Domenech (1/3/2023 12:00:00 AM)
"In Whole Child, Whole Life, Stephanie Krauss has created a blueprint and set of strategies for what adults (parents, teachers, coaches, neighbors, etc.) can do to help children thrive in a rapidly changing world. This book is chockful of insights, practices, and everyday strategies that support the needs of children, from basic survival needs to nurturing their relationships, sense of belonging, and spiritual development. There are practical ideas here that will help any adult support the growth and flourishing of children, youth, and our communities."--Mark Greenberg (1/3/2023 12:00:00 AM)
"Stephanie Krauss demonstrates her grasp of the youth mental health crisis we face today and provides the guidance we need to cope with it. This compelling new book is for everyone who cares about young people--not just professionals--and I am so grateful she has contributed to our understanding with such focus and compassion."--Chuck Ingoglia (1/3/2023 12:00:00 AM)
"If you care for kids in any capacity, pick up this book right now. It′s innovative, humane, solution-oriented, and both powerful and incredibly practical."--Anya Kamenetz (1/3/2023 12:00:00 AM)
"Whole Child, Whole Life is a vivid and thoughtful recipe for adults interested in supporting children to realize their potential and achieve success. Krauss boldly describes the ways and means people and systems can utilize to personalize child development, meet children where they are, and give them what they need to flourish and to become both resilient and accomplished. This is an incredibly useful manual for caring adults who want to help our children thrive in these challenging times."--Paul Reville (1/3/2023 12:00:00 AM)
"Whole Child, Whole Life is a book that speaks to the 'wholeness' not just of children, but to those of us who love, care for, and educate them. Practical strategies interwoven with moving personal narratives make this a must-read for anyone looking to expand their compassion, competency, and knowledge about what it takes to positively impact a future generation."--Gina Warner (1/3/2023 12:00:00 AM)