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Including Childhood Mental Illness in Children’s Books

Including Childhood Mental Illness in Children’s Books

Childhood mental health seems to be having a moment in children’s literature. Hopefully it’s not just a moment, of course. And hopefully it includes more works that go beyond topics like anxiety and depression and takes us into diagnoses and symptoms related to severe mental illness, such as psychotic disorders.

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Appreciating Failure

Appreciating Failure

I’m always fascinated by failures. We know it’s part of life and definitely part of being creative in our lives. So, when I learned there’s a traveling exhibit about appreciating failure, called the Museum of Failure, I couldn’t click fast enough.

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Member of SCBWI - 10+ Years!
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