Janel is an expert in childhood mental health with extensive experience in developmental milestones and family systems. She holds a Masters in Professional Counseling and a Bachelor’s degree in Family and Child Development. Janel has worked in early childhood for many years as a counselor, early childhood intervention specialist, and childcare trainer.
Janel is a lifelong Texan, born and raised in San Antonio. The sudden loss of her father compelled her to devote her life to the emotional welfare of children. Her desire for this book is to provide a sense of security and solace to the young reader struggling to cope with the world’s uncertainty. Janel resides in Dallas with her loving husband, two sons and a dog.
About The Best Day It Could Be:
A charming and heartfelt story about the Covid-19 pandemic through the eyes of a diverse group of children. Beautiful watercolor paintings capture a variety of children as they navigate uncertain times. Written by a teacher and a child development specialist, the goal of this book is to help children recognize the universal nature of their feelings and know they are never alone.