My Family Is Hurting What Can I Do, 8 Cs Coloring Book

This delightful 25 page coloring book helps children experiencing family trauma or loss. My Family Is Hurting What Can I Do tells the story of a child at sea in dangerous waters. He feels lost and alone. Through the 8 C’s of empowerment depicted in 18 pages to color, the child learns he is not to blame and can help himself. The eight C’s include:

  • I didn’t Cause the problem
  • I can’t Cure the problem
  • I can’t Control the problem
  • I don’t have to Contribute to the problem
  • I can take care of myself
  • I can connect with other people
  • I can communicate my feelings
  • I have choices to help myself

Includes a dictionary to explain the terms





Use My Family Is Hurting for story time as well as a soothing distraction from surrounding stressors. Children with adverse experiences need tools of empowerment to encourage creativity. They also need to know that they can be all right no matter what is happening around them. A delightful coloring book for children 5-10 experiencing trauma from divorce, substance use of parents or siblings, or loss of family members. See Inside the book 

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Weight 3 oz
Dimensions 11.5 × 8.5 in


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