Category Archives: Adjusting for Child

Parents, Be Happy For Your Children To Read the I AM HAPPY Series!

What is the happy place? The happy place is a feeling within us. When we’re happy everything feels good and easy. We are glad to be alive. Happiness is something we are born with, and it never leaves us.  What does a happy child feel like? A happy child feels excited by life and sees… Read More…

I Am Happy When I’m Around My Family

I am happy when I’m around my family even though we are different from other families.  Is your family different from other families? ~Excerpt from Book Three of the I Am Happy picture book series My family is from Italy. I grew up hearing Italian, eating Italian food, and learning the Catholic religion.  I didn’t… Read More…

I Am Happy When I Get Used To The New Way Things Are

I am happy when I get used to the new way things are. Now it feels normal.  Is there something new going on in your life? ~excerpt from the I Am Happy children’s picture book series   We moved a lot when I was a little girl. I went to so many different schools I… Read More…

My Mother’s Hands

My Mother’s Hands

Growing up, I didn’t really look like anyone in my family.  Adults would study me and proclaim that I must have come from the Milk Man.  When I was mad at my family, for whatever reason, I’d use this as a tool to feel sorry for myself, casting myself as the outsider. There was, however,… Read More…