Author, composer and business owner, Karen Cuthrell’s passion is empowering people to express their emotions openly and honestly, particularly children and parents. Her work focuses on feelings, which are the foundation of social emotional learning. She is the author of the Meet the Feeling Friend™ book and CD and co-creator of The Feeling Friends™, 18-children’s book series that transports children to Feeling Free Island, a wonderful place where children learn a feelings vocabulary. Karen’s first book, Meet the Feeling Friends™ has been praised by parents, educators, clinicians and most importantly children. The Meet the Feeling Friends™ book and CD have changed lives for children and parents. For the first time, Karen teaches children that feelings are their friends! Karen has been featured by in many magazines and parenting websites. For more information about her services go to www.meetthefeelingfriends.com/.