Marcy’s Having All the Feels
Have a child who has trouble regulating emotions? A child who denies feelings or needs to have a greater understanding of how feelings affect behavior? Need help teaching the Zones of Regulation? This book is for you.
Marcy wanted to be happy. Happy is all she wanted to be. But all her other feelings kept showing up and at the worst times! She didn’t want to feel angry or jealous. And she didn’t like feeling sad or embarrassed. Then one day when Marcy’s feelings disappear, she learns that her feelings don’t have to control her, and they might even have a function. Maybe having all the feels might not be such a bad thing.
This book helps children accept ALL of their feelings and learn that feelings don’t have to control them. It helps normalize unwanted feelings, learn how to regulate emotions and to go from debilitated to empowered.