Mateo Finds His Wow: A Story of Wonder and Gratitude
It can take time, but there is a way to get unstuck.
Follow along as Mateo discovers that focusing on what’s right in front of him can help turn the page on a grumpy day.
Nurturing wonder and gratitude in your child supports their happiness, well-being and sense of connectedness. And best of all, th...more
Gabi Garcia has done it again! A beautifully worded and illustrated story about a child in a funk who, through simple mindful attention, discovers the “wow-ness” of life in the moment. Ms. Garcia's books fill an important niche in children's mindfulness books as her books are so well crafted and sincere and they fit the needs of both adults and children's connection to the stor ...more
I find and pre-read children’s books before I read them to my children. I believe this book is amazing because Mateo and my children act in similar ways: they ask for more screen time, complain about what they can’t do, and always try to ask the other parent after I said no; however, Mateo —while in the middle of complaining—found his “wow”. I want my kids to round their “wow” as well. So I am picking this book for them hoping they can learn something m ...more
Gabi agrees that we teach what we most need to learn, and she always has better days when she listens to her bo ...more