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Why Self-Care Isn’t Just For Adults

As parents, teachers, and caregivers of children, we are constantly focused on each child’s wellbeing: “Did you brush your teeth?” “Did you finish your dinner?” “Did you put on sunscreen?” But, are we concentrated on their mental wellbeing? It’s an important question to pose, as mental health should be valued as highly as our children’s’ physical health. Alarmingly, according to experts, 70% of children and young people who experience a mental health problem have not had appropriate interventions at a sufficiently early age. Good mental health provides children with the life-long ability to cope with difficult circumstances and situations. 

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Honors & Awards

Twenty-Four Shadows

Named to Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2016

 

 

My Life in a Nutshell: A Novel

Named to Kirkus Reviews’ list of Best Books of 2014

 

 

 

U.S. Review of Books

Recommended by the US Review of Books: Nutshell & 24 Shadows

 

Anxiety-Schmanxiety Blog

The Anxiety-Schmanxiety blog I write for HealthyPlace.com won this award.

 

Losing Elizabeth

Recipient of the Storytellers Campfire Marble Book Award for being a “book which has made a significant difference in the world.”

 

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