One minute, your child is happy. The next, she’s slamming doors and wailing that no one understands her. Strong feelings and intense emotions are par for the course for every tween and teen’s life. So why does something so common feel so overwhelming or embarrassing?
Understanding Myself: A Kid’s Guide To Intense Emotions and Strong Feelings by Mary C. Lamia is written especially for kids with intense emotions. Chock-full of current and relevant psychological research on emotions as well as real-life stories, useful quizzes and fun-fact boxes, Understanding Myself will encourage kids to notice just what their emotions are telling them about themselves, their friends and family ($14.95, amazon.com).