“What are happy tears and rainbow babies?”One day, on a walk with Mommy and Daddy, Rosie and Capi learn all about happy tears and rainbow babies. Set against the backdrop of a rainbow, Happy Tears and Rainbow Babies tells the story of how faith brought healing and hope to one family after the pain and loss of miscarriage. Written from a mother to her children, this story engages the reader in a conversation that families everywhere can share and benefit from.
When children ask questions about rainbow babies, how can parents respond in a way that is sensitive, thoughtful and appropriate for small children? In Happy Tears and Rainbow Babies, Rosie learns that there was a baby in her mommy’s tummy before Rosie was born. Rosie’s excitement over a rainbow brings tears from her mother, confusing little Rosie. “Don’t you like rainbows?, ” Rosie asks her mother. This opens the door to a sweet conversation about rainbow babies, and a way to help young children navigate this tough, and sometimes confusing, topic.