Q: School is starting in a few days...we’re excited and anxious – both! Do you have any book suggestions to calm our anxieties?
A: It sounds like today you’re looking for ideas about the emotions you & your child are feeling, rather than the facts of what will happen the first week of school. You can read about either, or both…This time of year gives parents and children a great opportunity to practice recognizing your own & others’ feelings, identifying them, expressing them, and responding to them.
When children read books or watch movies that have any emotional content, they learn about