Look for the Helpers

Look for the Helpers

Years ago, Fred Rogers gave sage advice for kids when they see scary news—Look for the Helpers. He said, “When I was a boy and would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are...
Worry Monster Book Now In Spanish!

Worry Monster Book Now In Spanish!

Because Spanish-speaking kids also have worries, Shrinking the Worry Monster, A Kid’s Guide for Saying Goodbye to Worries has been translated into Spanish! This seems especially timely as a U.S. Task Force on Children’s Mental Health just recommended...
How to Help Kids Handle Scary News

How to Help Kids Handle Scary News

The news is scary these days. Whether it’s war or climate change or violence, bad news just goes on and on. How do you help your children handle the scary news they hear or see? For that matter, how do you help yourself cope with bad news? There is an old...
Worry Boxes Galore!!

Worry Boxes Galore!!

Last month, I gave a presentation to the Whatcom County Library System for Shrinking the Worry Monster. At the end of the presentation, all the guests (young and old alike) made a worry box. (See link for full description on how to make and use a Worry Box.) Below are...

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