This thoughtful, engaging book is packed with helpful hints, tips, and techniques for helping children learn to recognize and express their emotions.
Feelings can be complicated, and learning to express them is a skill that must be developed. My Mixed Emotions
is here to coach children through a variety of emotions and situations including dealing with bullying, understanding grief, and coping with large family changes, such as divorce.
Divided into happiness, fear, anger, and sadness, My Mixed Emotions
explores the four main emotions, the reasons why we feel them, and the science behind each one. Children will discover great things about themselves, such as what happens in their brain when they are happy, why they cry when they are sad, and why they sometimes feel nervous.My Mixed Emotions
will become a friend and guide as children travel through the mixed-up world of emotions to discover the wonderful, unique person that they are.
Consultant and foreword writer Maureen Healy is an award-winning author and leader in the field of children's emotional health. Her book, Growing Happy Kids
, won the Nautilus Book Award and Reader's Favorite in 2014. She also writes a popular blog for Psychology Today
, and has contributed to the PBS series This Emotional Life