Do You Sing Twinkle?: A Story about Remarriage and New

Do You Sing Twinkle?: A Story about Remarriage and New Family Mom has a new family She has a new husband who is not my dad, and worst of all, new kids Girls Just as it feels for the young child in Do You Sing Twinkle living apart from a parent can be a hard adjustment for kids And, when that parent remarries and has stepchildren, things can get really confusing for kids Told from a young boy s point of view, the book sensitively addresses many questions that children may have while adjusting to remarriage and joint custody situations Kids and parents will learn good and easy ways to stay connected all around helping kids to feel special and lovedA Note to Parents is included that will help parents talk to their children and deal with common but difficult emotions as they adjust to all the changes in their lives

10 thoughts on “Do You Sing Twinkle?: A Story about Remarriage and New Family

  1. says:

    Do You Sing Twinkle is a realistic fiction story about a family who experience divorce and remarriage The young boy who is the main character struggles with these changes and has to learn how to adapt The author is an insider to this topic as she remarried herself and has stepchildren This book is in my families text set as a representation of families who face divorce The story is engaging and you really c

  2. says:

    This book deals with step siblings, family blending, and changes in schedule routine transition distance It does so in simple terms, without overly prettifying the situation but while making it clear that things are less than ideal but everyone is committed to making it work nicely Finally, changes are bridged by holding to things that are familiar and making compromises to suit the needs of the child This book i

  3. says:

    A good picture book to introduce remarriage for those 3 7 years needing a relational book on that In this book there are stepsiblings that a bio parent is spendingtime with But I think a child could relate to any half siblings that come along that will spendtime with bio parent than they get to It is a good way to help them remember that they are loved unconditionally and not forgotten From experiences I am thinking it

  4. says:

    This is a story about a young boy who struggles with gaining a new family through remarriage It shows how confusing it can be to have two different families and the struggles of dealing with that While the book is a little difficult for young children to grasp, I think it is an important topic to touch on.

  5. says:

    This is not a topic I have seen often covered in children s books The main character is struggling with family changes, but his mother hears how he is feeling and finds ways to reassure him I think the topic was handled well and I enjoyed reading the book.

  6. says:

    About the new adjustments that have to be made when a parent re marries after divorce The child in the story goes through grieving stages all over again..

  7. says:

    Great storyWell written and illustrated

  8. says:

    Do You Sing Twinkle by Sandra Levins is a story from a little boys perspective that has divorced parents and one of his parents is remarried Not only does he gain a step father but he also gains two step sisters when his mom remarries and he is unsure how we feels about it until one day when he suddenly has all sorts of emotions and feelings causing him to have a very bad day This bad day is not such a bad thing though, because his parents address

  9. says:

    Deciding which parent to live with and acceptance of a new family is addressed in Do You Sing Twinkle by Sandra Levins, illustrated by Bryan Langdo It is story about two brothers who have to share their mom with two new step sisters and her new husband The tough issues of divorce are addressed as emotions turn into bad days and acting out, and a solution has to be found to comfort a child who is experiencing a complex new world No one will ever replace y

  10. says:

    Genre Realistic Fiction InformativeCopyright 2009 Do You Sing Twinkle is the story about a family who face the daily struggles of divorce A boy and his brother live with their father while their mother moves away and starts another family with her new husband The oldest boy has a hard time with this and soon finds himself getting into trouble.This was a great story not only for younger children who may be dealing with divorce in their own families, but even fo

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