Teaching kids to be calm and cool with life’s challenges becomes much easier when they learn they have choices in handling their emotions.
Some Days I Flip My Lid follows third-grader Max as he develops self-awareness of his emotions by learning Mindfulness techniques called MINDFUL BREATHING and BREATHING ON PURPOSE. At school, on the playground and at home, Max develops skills not to flip his lid when he is scared, worried, sad or upset. A colorful and delightful story for the classroom, at bedtime or whenever your child needs a mindful reminder to be a calm, cool kid.
BONUS material for educators, parents and caregivers includes step-by-step instructions for teaching Mindful Breathing.
About the Authors:
Kellie D. Bailey, MA CCC-SLP, MMT, is the proud mother of Hannah and Doyle who have been her best life teachers. She is a veteran speech-language pathologist of 28 years and a certified mindfulness meditation teacher. Kellie works in public schools in Mid Coast Maine collaborating with K-8 grade educators to help children learn how to be Calm Cool Kids. She teaches mindfulness in education at The University of Maine in Farmington and provides workshops and trainings across Maine.
Hannah G. Bailey, BA, recently graduated from The University of Maine in Orono, with a teaching certification in Art Education. She currently works with children with diverse needs and implements mindful practices daily to assist with keeping her kids calm and cool.