Understand How You Feel
The first installment in the series, Understand How You Feel, presents the concepts of feelings and emotions. It encourages children to better understand how they feel and to talk about their feelings with their caregivers, whoever they may be.
While it is crucial that we teach our children to learn about and appreciate differences, it’s undeniable that they find comfort in seeing a family that’s just like theirs. Intended for traditional and nontraditional families alike, My Kind of Family is a series that engages young readers in an innovative, interactive process that tasks them and their caregivers, whoever they may be, to fill in names, select pronouns, and color the details of illustrations. Rhodes’s pioneering series puts pens in the hands of our children so that they can validate their family situations and take pride in a story that they helped write.
The second installment in the series, Never Doubt You're Loved, presents a child unable to fall asleep as they feel alone at night. It encourages the child to think about all the things in their day that remind them they are loved. Questions at the end encourages children to think about the things that make them feel love, how to show love and to talk about love with their caregiver, whoever that may be.