Emotional illness is a difficult reality in the lives of many, wreaking havoc in the individual’s life and often creating confusion and tension for close family and friends. While adult resources are plentiful and available, much-needed information for children is not as easy to come by.
What’s Going on with My Mother? fills this gap with a story that enables the adults in a child’s life help him or her navigate the many challenges they face when someone they love is not themselves
With gentle explanations offered by a loving Bubby, the story creatively answers all of a child’s questions and helps dispel false assumptions about mental health.
All the material has been reviewed and approved by respected frum professionals in the world of mental health.
Amazing! A must read for child who’s mother is suffering from any mental illness!
It explains it to the child in a way that is not scary, burdensome or overwhelming
It helps them understand where it coming from, why it’s can’t be “washed away” and that their mother still loves them very much even if she cannot always express it or show it at the moment due to her mental state.
Most of all- it is both validating and encouraging!
Yossel Bar-Chaim (verified owner) –
Good illustrations emotionally resonant