Ravyn’s Doll: How do you explain Fibromyalgia to Your Child, is a story about kids in class making paper dolls to show someone they love who is hurt or sick.
When it’s Ravyn’s turn to share, she shows a paper doll of her mom – and it looks like there is nothing wrong! Ravyn teaches the class that even though her mom looks healthy, she’s not! Ravyn’s mom suffers from fibromyalgia and its evil sidekicks. Ravyn’s Doll is a simple and effective way to explain fibromyalgia to your child. In a way that is understandable to children. it shows that not all illnesses are visible and explains how living with an invisible illness affects families’ daily lives. Ravyn’s Doll describes and illustrates why mom or dad can’t do the things they used to do — things that other moms, dads or other family members can do. This book contains other resources, like internet sites and books, that will help you learn more about Fibromyalgia and other Invisible illnesses, such as Lupus, Lyme Disease, ME, CFS, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, chronic migraine, and others. A portion of the sale of each book will be donated to the National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association. Book Type: Paperback Published: June 24, 2016 ISBN-10: 1534931139 ISBN-13: 978-1534931138