Knots in My Laces, Knots in My Tummy
Anxiety is becoming more prevalent among younger children, even those as young as five years old. Studies show that one in eight children today have some type of anxiety disorder, exhibiting a wide variety of symptoms. Unfortunately, it is more challenging to identify anxiety in younger children because they cannot yet recognize and clearly articulate the symptoms they are experiencing. Knots in My Laces, Knots in My Tummy is a children’s picture book that creatively and sensitively presents the symptoms of anxiety in children. This easy-to-read book allows the parent and child to identify these symptoms together and helps them to begin to effectively talk about the child’s feelings and experiences. In addition, Knots in My Laces, Knots in My Tummy provides parents with helpful information on commonly asked questions and details about what they can do if they think their child is displaying signs of anxiety.