What do we tell our children about our health? I created My Mama Has Fibromyalgia from my children’s point of view to explain some of our health issues.
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My Mama Has Fibromyalgia is told from the point of view of a child named Noah. It explains key terms including fibromyalgia, chronic illness, flare up, chronic fatigue and more.
Where to get it?
You can get a hardcover of My Mama Has Fibromyalgia from Lulu here it’s US Letter (8.5 x 11 in) size. This has text and images on each page.
You can get a square 8.5×8.5 in softcover from Amazon here this one is formatted slightly different than the above, there is text on one page and an image on the other.
When I had completed my first draft, I read it through with my 9 and 6 year old children to get their feedback. They helped to shape the illustrations too! So it’s child approved!
Postage always takes some time to get to New Zealand. But when I finally had my proof copy, I read it to my children loads. They are 9, 7, 5 and 2. It started some fun conversations and
I hope you enjoy reading it with your children.