Books are powerful tools that can help children make sense of difficult feelings.
This toddler board book by author/illustrator Melissa Bailey is the best gift you can give a new mom, a baby, or toddler. Pug is Happy will help small children identify feelings such as sadness, fear, happiness, silliness, love, anger, and more. The writing is simple and short. The book is reassuring, and the illustrations charming.
When feelings are too big for them, spend some quiet time with this book.