Embracing All of Me

Today is World Tell A Story Day! In honor of the occasion, I am going to share something about my own story. In the coming months, I hope to undergo a long-awaited transformation. The end is a healthy me. The means is weight loss surgery. Here is what led to this difficult decision. Me As […]

It’s Lucky G to the rescue!

Talking about depression is a hard topic in today’s society, even though it shouldn’t be. Talking about it to children may seem an even more daunting task. Author Amy Wilinski-Lyman is taking on that challenge with her raven with a Ph.D., Lucky G! It’s Lucky G to the rescue as they go to Australia to […]

5 Stars!

Based on the artwork, I went into Lucky G. and the Melancholy Quokka with a preconceived notion of what I was about to read. I thought it would be an entertaining story with some talking animals, and that the author would barely scratch the surface of a serious topic. I had no idea that Amy […]

Bob Rich reviews Lucky G and the Melancholy Quokka

I have reviewed several other therapeutic children’s books published by Loving Healing Press, so my expectations were high. I was not disappointed by Lucky G and the Melancholy Quokka Aimed at 5-8 year old children with diagnosable depression, this little book has two components: first the illustrated story with rhyming couplets simple enough for a […]

Review from Lydia (aged 6) on kidsbookbuzz.com

Lucky G and the Melancholy Quokka is the story of a raven named Lucky G who helps other animals feel better when they are sad, mad, or just not feeling right. Lucky G gets a call from his friend Drew in Australia. He flies over there and finds out that Blue the Quokka is feeling […]

Love the One You’re With

Okay. Let me preface this post with this. Valentine’s Day is a day I historically loathe, ever since I was a little girl. We used to decorate our shoe boxes and wait for the sweet sentiments to pour in. I was anxious about how many I would get, who would skip me, and who would […]

Punxsutawney Phil: Sudden Case of Stage Fright

Dear Lucky G, You know what it is like to be in the spotlight. It’s tough, but it never used to bother me. Until February 2021. This year, the world is waiting to see if there will be more winter or an early spring. With the pandemic, there is pressure for warmer weather to get […]

Healing: 5 Ways to Restore Magic

Wikipedia defines healing as the process of the restoration of health from an unbalanced, diseased, damaged, or unvitalized organism. No matter your interpretation, or whether you lean left, right, or somewhere in the middle, Americans have quite a road of recovery ahead. The world will not soon forget those images of the U.S. Capitol under siege. […]