Category Archives: Manners for Children

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 Meet Someone New

I am happy when I meet someone new. When I look them straight in the eyes to say hello they feel happy, too.  Do you look people in the eyes when you meet them? ~Excerpt from the I Am Happy series of children’s picture books I was doing an author visit at an elementary school… 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 Remember My Manners

I am happy when I remember my manners.  “Please” and “thank you” make people smile!  When did you remember your manners? ~excerpt from I Am Happy series of Children’s picture books   Why does saying “please” and “thank you” make us happy? When we say “please” and “thank you” it is as if we are saying,… Read More…