Max Meets Emma Learning about Blended Families from a Basset Hound's Perspective

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Jennifer Leister is a licensed professional counselor, author, speaker, collaborative law professional and trained mediator. Her counseling experience includes counseling children and their families. The majority of her work focuses on families in transition, either divorcing or blending new families. Ms. Leister has dedicated her career to helping children and their parents manage their feelings during this time of change.

Max Meets Emma: Learning About Blended Families From A Basset Hound's Perspective is a fiction story to assist children and their parents with talking about normal feelings children have when blending a new family unit with their family unit, including common fears about having to share their toys, home and possibly a pet with other children. This story uses humor and symbolism allowing children to place themselves inside the story as they relate to the loveable characters of Max and Emma.

Max Meets Emma Learning about Blended Families from a Basset Hound's Perspective

Authored by Jennifer Leister LPC
Edition: 1

Max Meets Emma: Learning about Blended Families from a Basset Hound's Perspective, is the second book in the Meet Max series, features Max, the dog, and Emma, the cat, whose separate owners have decided to marry after an earlier divorce. This story allows children to explore their own feelings, thoughts, and concerns about blending their families. Max and Emma share a variety of experiences together as they learn to accept each other for who they are (with all the differences attributable to cats and dogs) and ultimately how to blend into one new family. Max Meets Emma is meant to be read together by parents (or other family members) and their children who are experiencing the blending of families.

Publication Date:
0692271589 / 9780692271582
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8.5" x 11"
Full Color with Bleed
Related Categories:
Family & Relationships / Parenting / Stepparenting

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