A series of short, illustrated and humorous tales, about Tommy Tinboots and his robot family with foreword by Denise Phelps: NNEB, FdE, early years care and education. According to statistics, the most stressful events humans can experience are: Losing a loved one, divorce, moving house, major illnessâ¦ The list goes on and we take for granted that stress affects just grown-ups. But, stressful events occur from our first encounters as human beings: Starting school, making friends, being called to the Headmasterâs officeâ¦ Occasionally, children have fears and insecurities, which are dealt with the best way that parents can. And for the main, we do a great job. This book was created to assist and make young experiences a little less daunting. And also to let young readers know that we have all been there and when faced with a âsituationâ, we have all thought that the end of the world had arrived. A robot family coach their first born through feelings of missing his parents, during the day and insecurity; the birth of a sibling; addressing the subject of disability; safety in the home and friendship. These short stories take a light hearted look at these situations and how their message can reach and reassure young minds. This manual is not a scientific or medical report. I am not a doctor. Nor am I trained in any of the sciences. I am a parent and a grandparent, who has also been a young child with fears and insecurities of my own.