May is Mental Health Month and May 6th is National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day. Teaching kids how to recognize and deal with their emotions in a healthy way is so important to their mental health. There are so some great books out there for kids and we will be sharing several with you this month. We are starting off with this gem:
Don’t Feed The WorryBug by Andi Green was a great find! I have my own little worriers and this book was PERFECT for them! This book tells the story of Wince, the Monster of Worry. Wince is enjoying a sunny day when he starts thinking about all he needs to do. It starts with just a few worries, but soon he has attracted the attention of a WorryBug! The WorryBug loves to eat worries and gets bigger and bigger the more worries you feed it. The WorryBug even gets in bed with poor Wince and won’t let him sleep. His worries grow and grow and so does the WorryBug. You’ll have to read the book to see if he ever figures out how to get the WorryBug to leave. The story is fun and the pictures are cute and colorful. It’s a great book that has a valuable lesson we can all relate to. I think everyone knows what it feels like when a WorryBug visits and won’t leave. Plus, my little worry monsters enjoyed this book. I am so glad I stumbled onto this gem of a book and was even more excited to find out it is part of a series! I can’t wait to check out more books in The WorryWoo Monster Series! Have you read any of these books? What did you think?