TITLE: Butterfly Tales (Book)

Butterfly Tales is a compilation of motivating poems and stories of trials, tribulation and triumph for girls and the ones that care for them. Butterfly tales uses the life cycle of the butterfly as an analogy to illustrate real life issues our young women are faced with on a daily basis as they transition from childhood to womanhood. Each reader will witness the journey of the slow, insecure, shy caterpillar fumbling through challenges and trying to find herself. While in her cocoon stage she becomes aware of herself and sheds her insecurities and low self-esteem to find her voice. Finally she gains her confidence as she completes her last stage of metamorphosis transitioning into the strong, confident, intelligent, and beautiful butterfly she was destined to be. 

Unpacking the Emotional Suitcase is a fully comprehensive activity guide designed to provide strategies to help individuals cope with emotional trauma and process the feelings that stem from those traumatic experiences. Unpacking the Emotional Suitcase can be used personally to help you achieve emotional success or professionally to facilitate the emotional development process of the population you serve.

Outcomes Include:

  • Better Anger Management skills
  • Improved communication skills
  • Increased ability to control one’s emotions
  • Problem Solving
  • Conflict resolution
  • Ability to engage in healthier social and emotional interactions
  • Decrease in bullying and violent behavior
  • Responsibility and ownership of one’s actions
  • Boost in self esteem



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