I’m hearing of so many stories about kids doing it tough during lockdown at the moment and I feel so much for them, but I also feel for parents. Even though I don’t have kids, lockdown last year in WA (and everything that went with it), sent my anxiety into overdrive and I fell in … Continue reading One important way to help your child’s mental health during lockdown
I recently wrote a very personal blog post about how I was never taught to express my emotions as a kid. It resonated deeply with lots of people, especially parents and landed me an interview on ABC Radio I was inspired to share my story up after watching the SBS doco series "See What You Made Me Do" about … Continue reading 6 resources to help boys talk about their feelings
A few years ago, I kicked a huge dent in my washing machine. I’ve also destroyed a pedestal fan. I’ve thrown coffee cups, thrown chairs, punched walls, and screamed obscenities until my throat hurt. I’ve punched myself in the back of the head and even bitten myself on occasion. Thankfully, I only ever did it … Continue reading Why boys need to talk about their feelings…. now!
I've been wanting to share this awesome news for a while and now I can! In a fantastic acknowledgement of the growing importance of children's emotional and mental health, The ABIA awarding winning It's OK to Feel the Way You Do is now part of popular children's educational website Story Box Library. "Story Box Library … Continue reading Big News! My books are on Story Box Library!
In the age old tradition of authors reading their books for YouTube, I thought I'd get in on the act. But I've done it my way!! Check it out. Play School here I come! https://youtu.be/RYccMZ-47Rk IT’S OK TO FEEL THE WAY YOU DO. COST $15 AUD AVAILABLE AT ALL GOOD BOOKSTORES THROUGHOUT AUSTRALIA. AUSTRALIAN … Continue reading Watch me read my new kids book.(Includes spoilers and dancing like a chicken)
Writing WA is Western Australia's biggest and most respected writing organisations and I was honoured to have them review "It's OK to Feel How You Do' It's OK to Feel the Way You Do, Josh Langley (Big Sky Publishing) Author-illustrator Josh Langley has created “a little book with a BIG message” to help children come to terms … Continue reading Writing WA review
IT'S OK TO FEEL THE WAY YOU DO, OTHERWISE YOU WOULDN'T BE YOU! by Josh Langley ($14.99) A fun a quirky book to help kids understand and accept their feelings. Happy feelings, sad feelings, angry feelings, lonely feelings and anxious feelings can all be overwhelming and it is important to have ideas on how to … Continue reading Review By Need2Read Bookstore
"Langley's little books with BIG messages of self-help and self-esteem are a house favourite here. Neither overtly moralistic nor sermonic, they present beautiful messages of love, understanding and hope, accompanied with novel, cartoon-esque illustrations. This one encourages kids to acknowledge their self-worth and stick by themselves, 100% of the time. It explores feelings, emotions that … Continue reading 5 Star review on Goodreads