When Your Friend Hurts Your Feelings

When our friend hurts our feelings, no matter how old we are, it hurts. 

But some kids learn early that ^everyone^ goes through this pain, not just her.  We want our daughters to be resilient, to learn that occasional hurt feelings is just a part of life.  And if we can bring ourselves to face the discomfort, we can usually work it out.

Ella's Soccer Diaries - What 7-9 Year Old Girls Learn on the Soccer Team - When Your Friend Hurts Your Feelings
Girls learn dribbling and scoring on the soccer team, but also how to be a friend

Ella is a pre-teen soccer player, and runs into a rough patch with her friend. 

When your friend hurts your feelings
After Ella’s friend said something mean and hurt her feelings


Of course she’s sad about it, and now what will she do?

Ella's Soccer Diaries - What 7-9 Year Old Girls Learn on the Soccer Team - When Your Friend Hurts Your Feelings
It is not easy for any of us to talk with our friends after hurt feelings.
Ella's Soccer Diaries - What 7-9 Year Old Girls Learn on the Soccer Team - When Your Friend Hurts Your Feelings
Ella finds her way back to friendship after talking together.

With a little courage, Ella is able to talk with her friend, and work out their hurt feelings.

This book is meant as a discussion starter for children and their caregivers. 

The earlier in life we learn how to handle hurt feelings, the less pain we’ll suffer and cause others as grown-ups. Dontcha think?

Ella's Soccer Diaries - What 7-9 Year Old Girls Learn on the Soccer Team - When Your Friend Hurts Your Feelings COVER PAGE
Ella’s Soccer Diaries: When Your Friend Hurts Your Feelings is available via Amazon for Kindle

Fully illustrated, simply written with easy rhyming lines.

Featuring a racially diverse set of friends, supportive parents and especially the love of her dog Crystal, Ella’s Soccer Diaries can help you have those conversations that prepare your child to be resilient through the everyday pain caused by human interactions.

You can read Ella’s Soccer Diaries: What 7-9 Year Old Girls Learn on the Soccer Team — When Your Friend Hurts Your Feelings for free with Kindle Unlimited, or buy it for Kindle through Amazon for $2.99.

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