Love, Hugs, Hope: When Scary Things Happen focuses on how children can cope with significant and traumatic events in their lives. The book explains that sometimes bad things happen and good people are hurt. Children feel fear, sadness, and anger. They become confused and struggle with their feelings. The book teaches that there are ways of dealing with these emotions and helps children reaffirm fundamental truths about the world. In the wake of the tragic killings in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, 2012, family therapist Christy Monson penned her thoughts on how the surviving children could manage emotionally through such a horrific event. Lori Nawyn, an artist and abuse survivor, illustrated the work to help children visually connect with their emotions and help them know what to do with these powerful feelings. Their collaboration, Love, Hugs, Hope: When Scary Things Happen is one of love and light and is meant to help children everywhere begin the process of healing.
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When Gracie and Jake’s Grandma passes away, these children come up with a brilliant plan to help them grieve and celebrate their grandma’s life—to host an Angel Birthday Party to celebrate their grandma’s angel birthday. They buy balloons, bake her favorite cake, and create their own memorable gifts to celebrate her special day. Angel Birthdays is a heartfelt book that encourages children and adults alike to reframe this universal experience. This story is positive, reassuring, and provides families with tangible activities they can incorporate into their own healing process. It is a true gift for any child, family, or friend who is celebrating an Angel Birthday of a loved one.