The Worry Box: A Picture Book for Comforting Anxious Children

Image Courtesy of Tiger Tales Books.   Comforting Anxious Children’s Soothing Story #5 By Janis D. Gioia, MAEd. Anxious kids worry.  Usually quite a bit and often before bed, which makes bedtime, worry time. They have little worries, big worries, and in-between worries. For…

February 19, 2019

Books to Comfort Anxious Children: The Invisible String

Comforting Anxious Children’s Soothing Story Selection # 4 By Janis Gioia, MAEd. Separation anxiety and grief leave children feeling the loss of peace and comfort. The Invisible String, by Patrice Karst, helps children and adults ease the pain of separation anxiety and grief.  With…

February 11, 2019

How Coloring Calms Children with Anxiety and Special Needs

By Janis D. Gioia, MAEd and Elise C. Gioia Coloring calms anxious kids (and adults) helping them manage stress and anxiety. Over the past few years coloring has become amazingly popular, making headlines from wellness publications to CNN. But coloring is nothing new. The…

December 28, 2018