Author: Kim Allsup

Join Me Online Thursday, March 26 for my Masterclass: Storytelling for Children in Times of Trouble

The School of Sophia and I started planning this online class many weeks before Covid 19 transformed life as we know it. My intention in those simpler times was to show parents and teachers how to use stories to empower children to deal with disappointments, difficult social situations, behavior challenges, new routines, losses, crises, and the usual developmental challenges of…

The Secret Prince: Chapter Five — Rain, Rain Go Away

If you are new to this story start here https://childrengrowing.com/2020/03/15/stories-for-children-in-times-of-trouble-storytelling-help-for-parents-in-the-era-of-covid-19/ This link brings you to an introduction and to Chapter One. Each chapter concludes with a link to the next chapter as soon as that chapter is available. My goal is to add a new chapter each Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Note to parent readers: Your child may know the…

The Secret Prince: Chapter Four — Pease Porridge Cold

If you are new to this continuing story, start here https://childrengrowing.com/2020/03/15/stories-for-children-in-times-of-trouble-storytelling-help-for-parents-in-the-era-of-covid-19/ Ronduin woke to the sound of rain against the window panes and the plink, plink plink of water dripping into seven buckets that had been positioned to catch the leaks in his room. He knew his bed would stay dry because it was a secure little niche, a little…