Category Archives: Raisin’ Kids

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 Treat An Animal With Kindness

I am happy when I treat an animal with kindness. I know it is happy too, when it crawls in my lap and purrs. When you are gentle with an animal, how do you know it is happy? ~excerpt from Book One of the I Am Happy picture book series Who does not love animals?… Read More…

New Picture Book Series, I AM HAPPY!

There was a time when we were truly happy. We actually looked for happiness, never thinking we wouldn’t find it. We explored the world around us without fear, only curiosity. We were sad and angry sometimes, but only because it was necessary for us to know what we didn’t like. Soon we were on to… 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…

It’s Okay To Be Happy!

Negativity is nothing more than a socially accepted form of mental illness. I know people who, when asked how their day was, have never said, “I had a good day!” Instead, they say, “It was okay,” no matter how good it was. I remember being in a room full of people once, at a seminar.… Read More…

Control Freak

Control Freak

Hi, my name is Denise and I am a Control Freak. Well, in a recovering sort of way, actually. I first recognized my need for control when my firstborn took her first step.  I followed closely behind as she toddled, arms outstretched, ready to catch her when she fell.  I know this is a normal… Read More…