I`m looking for a children`s book that explains depression
I`m looking for a children`s book that explains depression to my three and my two year old.
My three year old also has trouble staying clothed. She is always taking off her clothes.
I wonder if there is a book out there that can help me deal with these two seperate issues.
As a launch pad for discussing depression with your children, check out the the "When I`m Feeling..." series by Trace Moroney. There are eight books in total, all of which deal with a different emotion: happiness, sadness, fear, anger, jealousy, loneliness, kindness and love. Each book is fantastic for discussing feelings, with "When I`m Feeling Sad", "When I`m Feeling Angry" and "When I`m Feeling Lonely" all having relevance to depression.
The book "Everyone`s Got a Bottom" is all about keeping our bodies safe and would be a great book to help explain to your 3 year old why it`s good to keep your clothes on! The book deals with many issues relating to privacy and appropriate behaviour in a positive and non-threatening way.
The "When I`m Feeling..." series and "Everyone`s Got a Bottom" are available from the Huggies Bookclub.
15 Apr 2008