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by Rachelle LaNae
Wreck Your Perfection

We Are Enough with Susan Verde


In the 14th episode of Wreck Your Perfection, I had the honor of speaking with New York Times bestselling children’s book author Susan Verde. Susan grew up in the heart of Greenwich Village in NYC, and she currently lives by the sea in East Hampton, New York with her 3 children and their dog, Gizmo. In addition to writing books for kids she also teaches yoga and mindfulness to children of all ages. Her award-winning stories ranging from museum visits and yoga to lifelong friendships and hope celebrate the unique voices and experiences of kids and inspire adults to let their own inner child out…maybe for a spontaneous game of hopscotch every now and then. Susan’s books have been translated into multiple languages. I thought this conversation was perfect for a Valentine’s Day episode, because the common thread throughout is really about being with and loving ourselves through all the ups and downs of our human experience, and knowing we’re ok, we’re enough.

Check out Susan's 'I Am' series, as well as her other beautifully written children's books on her website, and follow her on insta @susanverde.

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Episode 14

Season 1

by Rachelle LaNae