Author Jennifer Daffon’s new book “The Grumps” is an interactive and charmingly written story offered to help children manage their overwhelming feelings

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Recent release “The Grumps” from Page Publishing author Jennifer Daffon, PsyD, LMHC is a powerful resource for parents and caregivers introducing Cassidy, a little girl who, like everyone, occasionally gets angry and “stuck” with some big feelings that can be difficult to manage. In simple, age-appropriate language, Cassidy learns important strategies to get control of her anger and get back to having a great day.

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Jennifer Daffon, PsyD, LMHC, is a licensed mental health counselor in private practice, where she provides play-based interventions to help children overcome challenges related to anxiety, trauma, and behavioral/mood disorders, currently residing in Washington State with her husband and two young daughters. She has published her new book, “The Grumps”: an excellent choice for any home- or school-based children’s library.

Follow Cassidy as she learns how to be the boss of her feelings and wrangle the grumps! This book explores more than just the feeling of anger; it also teaches children about many of the thinking traps that occur when one is angry. “The Grumps” helps parents and their children understand the tricks behind anger and offers tools to move beyond it. Often, children can get "stuck" in their anger-unable to move on, and their big feelings end up spiraling out of control. With the practical tips in this book, children learn skills that target the cognitive, behavioral, and physical aspects of anger.

This book provides age-appropriate strategies to help young children regain control of their emotions and comes with a strategy page, where children (with the help of their grown-ups) can identify additional ways to empower themselves to recover quicker from big feelings.

Published by Page Publishing, Jennifer Daffon, PsyD, LMHC’s engrossing book is an invaluable resource for parents, caregivers, and teachers seeking to help children manage their feelings in a healthy way.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “The Grumps” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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