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Addie's Mom Isn't Home Anymore: Addiction is scary - especially when you don't know what it is Kindle Edition
"What is an addiction?"This is a difficult question even for adults to fully understand and answer. Imagine being the child of an addict, confused as to why your mom is acting so differently.Addie is a young girl facing this problem. If she can't trust her mom, who can she trust? Should she tell someone about mom's strange behaviors? Does her mom even love her anymore? Scared, angry, and feeling unloved, she reaches out to her favorite teacher for help, but in Addie's eyes, this only made things worse. Addie's Mom Isn't Home Anymore is the first of Addie's four-part journey to answer this question, told through her own eyes and from her perspective. Addie's story is one of courage, trust, and learning to overcome fear to help someone you love, and is designed to help guide parents, guardians, and professionals through the process of educating children about addiction.Author Notes can be found in the back of this book to further assist adults in helping children to understand the disease of addiction.
- ASIN : B099NYG7MY
- Language : English
- File size : 9055 KB
- Simultaneous device usage : Unlimited
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #1,304,448 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
- Customer Reviews:
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Parent's Addiction - the sad repercussions on a childReviewed in the United States on October 17, 2019
A well-written example of the affects of a parents addiction on their child and the disruptive pattern the child goes through trying to cope with the parents situation. Parents have to think more of the devastating consequences on their own lives and the lives of their loved ones when beginning to lose control to addiction of any kind. "Addie's Mom" spells it out from the beginning on the feelings and frustration from the eyes of the child ……… When do we see more?
9 people found this helpful
Must have!Reviewed in the United States on October 17, 2019
What a great book about children dealing with addiction?! Easy for any age to read and understand. Great illustrations and vibrant colors! This is a must have for anyone dealing with addiction. Counselors, educators, parents, grandparent, etc...
10 people found this helpful
ExcellentReviewed in the United States on January 24, 2022
This is an excellent book for learning about addiction and also for explaining what is happening to young children. Also would be helpful for foster parents.
2 people found this helpful