They joined forces to create a book. Why?
Because Dawn and Joyelle had each searched bookstores and online for resources that don’t exist on topics such as:
Now, there will be a book to take to bed, to therapy or to share with a lover or partner. Now, survivors who parent will feel less alone and have the chance to connect with others who share the same experiences.
- Childhood abuse and how it impacts us.
There aren’t a lot of articles on if-when and how to tell your kid ‘Mommy has PTSD’ or ‘Grampy isn’t safe. And why.
In fact, there are more resources for talking to your child about terrorism than a parents trauma history. Guess which one is more likely to directly impact their life?
For others deeply concerned about adverse childhood experiences and their lifelong impact on adults a this is a work you need to know about.
You Matter Mantras
- Trauma sucks. You don't.
- Write to express not to impress.
- It's not trauma informed if it's not informed by trauma survivors.
- Breathing isn't optional.