Momma, Can I Sleep with You Tonight? Helping Children Cope with the Impact of COVID-19

Jenny Delacruz (Author) Danko Herrera (Illustrator)


"I just want to tell myself that COVID-19 is not real!""Trust me son, I do too." How do you talk to your child about their very real fears? How do you make it better when the world changes into something unrecognizable? When her child can't sleep and things look bleak, this Momma knows exactly what to do.Children's author Jenny Delacruz, author of the Fridays With Ms. Mélange series, tackles the tough topics of talking to your kids about a pandemic while calming any panic or fear. As viral outbreaks like COVID-19 become a real fear for many people around the globe, Momma, Can I Sleep with You Tonight? offers a compassionate look at social distancing and how it affects our children. Following the story, Jenny provides psychoeducation about the major stages of grief and how it manifests in the behavior of children. Tools and resources are shared to equip you with how to begin the journey of processing grief with children.This all-ages storybook is designed to soothe, comfort, and explain hard topics without leading kids into even more stress. It's the perfect picture book to read with your child to help them understand and work through their confusion, fear, and even anger at the things they cannot do right now.

Product Details

$11.99  $11.03
Cobbs Creek Publishing
Publish Date
June 01, 2020
8.5 X 0.08 X 8.5 inches | 0.22 pounds

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About the Author

Jenny Delacruz's passion to teach her sons about world history and current events led to this unique series. Jenny is a philanthropist who advocates for human rights. A portion of the proceeds from this work will go towards supporting orphanages in Haiti to decrease human trafficking. Visit Jenny at: http: // You can watch this story read aloud on YouTube at: Storytime with Ms. Mélange! There, you'll find other great stories with diverse characters by various authors and illustrators.