Raising children and helping them to manage themselves emotionally is a challenging and complex task. Understanding our “grumps” and fostering positive perspectives is imperative to developing compassionate life skills and developing a strong moral character. This book helps parents, teachers, and caregivers empower children by showing them that they control their thoughts, words, emotions, and actions through their choices.
Think, care, share and help your child live a life full of love and joy!
“The Grumps was written and beautifully illustrated for children, however its message is one to be embraced by young and old alike—a loving attitude has the power to change our lives and our world. Paula Hillick’s wonderful book will inspire you to do both.”
— Michael J. Chase, bestselling Hay House author and founder of The Kindness Center
“Through storytelling, Paula Hillick weaves love and compassion by empowering children and their adults to choose how they will experience their world. Her books and words are uplifting keepsakes that will be passed on through generations.”
— Susan Mullen, certified intuitive coach
“Bravo, Ms. Hillick! The story and pictures come together to help young readers consider their friendships and the importance of taking care of each other. All of which comes from Paula’s passion and commitment as a parent, an educator and an author.”
— Larry Swartz, instructor, teacher education program, Ontario Studies in Education (OSIE), University of Toronto
“The Grumps is a powerful teaching tool that helps children to understand how to manage their emotional responses. This book illustrates the power of: awareness of self and others; making good choices; the art of not internalizing someone else’s behavior or mood; and choosing love. Paula Hillick’s book is surely to become a favorite of parents, teachers and children alike.”
— Jill Flynn, retired Catholic school teacher