It’s normal for children living in stepfamilies to have lots of different feelings and to feel different things at different times. This story shares Harriet’s emotional experiences surrounding her stepfamily beginnings. The story has realistic and believable characters and situations to help readers to relate. Clear explanations of actions and emotions, and how to understand them.
Rachel Brace is a registered psychologist and co-creator and founder of www.steppingthrough.com.au, providing educational and support resources for stepparents and their partners She has worked extensively with children and families over many years across a variety of settings in New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Australia. Rachel currently consults privately from The Relationspace in Sydney CBD, Australia, to parents and families on issues relating to separation and divorce, family conflict, post-separation parenting, co-parenting and stepfamily living. Rachel believes books can be a tremen
"This is a great resource for stepfamilies with young children. The language is simple and the illustrations beautiful. This will fill a much-needed gap in resources for children in stepfamilies." —Dr Lisa Doodson, Psychologist and founder of HappySteps