Mommy, Can You Stop the Rain? by Rona Milch Novick, PhD
Illustrator: Anna Kubaszewska
Mommy, can you stop the rain? Daddy, can you shush the thunder? Can grown-ups take away a scary storm?
No, says Mommy, I cannot stop the rain. No, says Daddy, I cannot shush the thunder.
But they can keep their little girl cozy and warm. They can help her grow strong and able to face the storm’s scary sounds herself.
In this quietly powerful story Psychologist Rona Novick shows parents how to both comfort children and help them face their fears with the warmth and support they need. No, parents cannot take away every discomfort–but they have a large role to play in helping children work through their discomforts Young children will be encouraged and will want to visit this story again and again. For Ages 3-6.
Year first published: 2020