|Dimensions||8.5 × 11 in|
Little Bray Butterfly cannot seem to figure out why Mommy Bonnie Butterfly is crying but mommy soon explains that crying is okay even for moms and sadness is temporary. This book aims to normalize the feeling of sadness and the crying of a mom in front of her young child. It shows that crying is a healthy emotion and helps parents navigate through the conversation in the moments after. While it encourages empathy, compassion, and helping others, it also teaches self-regulation of emotions. Using metaphors such as the rain for a mother's tears, this book explores the brighter side of letting your emotions out. In this way, it plants the seed of hope. Mom and child alike can enjoy the dialogues that this book is sure to spark.
No Rain, No Flowers
Karon Dextra is a wife, mother of four, and full time graduate student who obtained her bachelor’s degree at Rutgers University. Karon has always had a passion to be of service to those in need. Once a former therapist for children on the autism spectrum, she is currently on her journey to become a marriage and family therapist. Her children, husband, family and her late mother Karen Council all continue to be Karon’s biggest inspiration and motivation.