I highly recommend [Instead I...'s] use in homes as well as in schools, where these concrete skills can be effectively modeled by adults and practiced by children.
What If I … teaches skills to calm the worried mind. These skills that are foundational to good mental health in childhood AND adulthood. What If I … draws the reader into the day-to-day realities of children and young students.
So then I… is a book that children will identify with and that adults will find invaluable in helping kids to ‘have a great week.’ Mary-Catherine ... weaves straightforward and research-based strategies for dealing with ... challenges into the story.
Craig Harper, M.Sc.
So then I… is a great companion to the first two books. My daughter engaged with them immediately.
I know she will love this one too! Heidi Grogan, M.A.
Writer, Instructor, AB
This beautiful little book is a much needed resource for kids and the adults in their lives. ... Why Can’t I helps every child to understand what they’re feeling, and to take simple, practical steps toward a healthier and happier state of being.
Tam Lundy, Ph.D.,
Canadian Self-Regulation Initiative
This series is exceptional at giving children and adults the language to describe, and practice, emotional, calming, and social skills. ... Children can discover that they can “grow” important survival skills, that these skills aren’t simply innate or absent. Liz Spittal, B.Ed., M.Ed.- TESL, English Language Learning