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BOOKS | Resilience Rising: Overcoming the Impact of Lockdown on Our Children Post-COVID


Parents know the stark answer: Significant harm to their children's mental, social, and physical well-being and development. School closings, the suspension of daily social interaction, and an ever-present environment of fear and foreboding pushed families to a breaking point.

Now, parents ask themselves: How can I get my kid back? Jeff Nelligan, the bestselling author of Four Lessons from My Three Sons, is back with a no-nonsense book filled with advice from trusted minds in child psychiatry and education. Your Kid’s Rebound from Pandemic Lockdowns (Nelligan Books, January 2023) will help parents nationwide restore their families.

Rebound charts your way forward. It relies on facts, data from the nation’s leading medical and psychological authorities, and sensible advice from numerous parenting and family experts. Rebound addresses how you can:

-Reverse your kid’s increased use of screens and digital media

-Restore your kid’s confidence and mental well-being

-Re-establish your kid’s physical health and fitness

Rebound is the best way to guide the development of young children, pre-teens, and adolescents in this post-lockdown period. Short and informative, this book was written with the busy parent in mind.

Your kid’s Rebound – your family’s Rebound – from the cruel damage of lockdowns is vital, and the instructions are all here.

Your Kid’s Rebound from Pandemic Lockdowns by Jeff Nelligan

Non-Fiction, January 2023, Price: $8.00, 188 Pages,

ISBN-13: 979-8360844747


Jeff Nelligan is the father of three boys and a well-known commentator in the world of American parenting. His most recent work, Your Kid’s Rebound from Pandemic Lockdowns, is a sequel to his prior book, Four Lessons From My Three Sons: How You Can Raise Resilient Kids, which details how he helped guide his sons through childhood and adolescence to the U.S. Naval Academy, Williams College, and West Point. Four Lessons spent four months on the top-20 Amazon’s Parenting Best Sellers list and was the subject of feature stories on National Public Radio and in dozens of parenting publications, including Parents Magazine, Fatherly, Young Teen Magazine, The Good Men Project, Fatherhood and LetGrow. Currently a senior executive at FDA, Nelligan formerly worked for three Members of the U.S. Congress and served twice as a Presidential appointee. An Army Reserve veteran, he is a of Polynesian ancestry (Māori Indian, New Zealand) and a graduate of Williams College, Georgetown University Law School, and the French Army Brevet Commando School. He can be reached at