Recent studies have demonstrated creativity’s positive impact on the social skills and emotional intelligence of our little ones, with creative expression even helping kids to recover from trauma, which is important now more than ever before.
Award-winning artist and children’s author, John Parra, joins Kelvin Washington on Spectrum News 1 SoCal’s Your Morning to share his inspiring story, the release of his new children’s book, Growing an Artist: The Story of a Landscaper and His Son (published by Simon & Schuster), how art and creative expression support the emotional well-being of our little ones, while also helping them to heal from trauma and loss, plus much more.
Many little ones today struggle with self-esteem. In fact, some kids are so uncertain of themselves that they don’t even try.
And so, one Chicago educator is inspiring young children to believe in themselves, to connect with their confidence, and to remember their value and worth in life.
Children’s author and the owner of Mother Doves Academy, Theresa Smith-Hickman, talks to NBC 5 Chicago’s LeeAnn Trotter about the release of her new children’s book, I Can…Just Try, how fostering a love of learning and reading in our little ones can help children to become more confident and competent adults, and more.
Roughly 1 in 5 children ages 12-18 are bullied in U.S. schools.
But did you know that bullying is more prevalent in middle school than in high school?
And so, one Miami mom is doing her part to help create a healthy conversation about bullying during these sensitive times.
Children’s and middle grade author and the founder of Overflow Press Media, T.T. Floyd, sits down with NBC 6 South Florida to share her new middle grade series, The Bully Brigade Series, how her series helps kids to cope with bullying and connect with empathy, plus supportive tips to help preteens, parents, and teachers to handle bullying.
Veterinary medicine is the only profession where most of its members make their career decision before the teenage years.
Each year, new elementary and middle school students across the country make their decision to become veterinarians.
And so, one veterinarian is pledging her support for aspiring veterinarians throughout the country in a very special and heartfelt way, inspiring them to follow their dream.
Fuzzy’s Chief Veterinary Officer and children’s author, Cherice Roth, talks to KGW-TV’s Bryant Clerkley, to share her inspiring story and the release of her new Real Doctors Series for children.
Whether it’s starting a new school or a new grade level, kids can be a little anxious leading up to the first day of class.
And so, a Connecticut father is helping students calm their nerves and connect with their inner strength through a new heartfelt kids book.
David Valovcin sits down with News 12 Connecticut’s Lauren Fabrizi to share the release of his new children’s book, A Desk To Lean On, how his 4-year-old daughter, Grace, inspired him to step into the world of KidLit, why it’s important for kids and parents alike to have a support system during the Back to School season, and more.