ARIZONA MOTHER, AUTHOR SUPPORTS NATION’S DIAPER BANKS WITH NEW POTTY TRAINING BOOK – ‘MAX AND THE DIAPER FAIRY’
Children’s Book Partners with Diaper Banks of America to Promote Donations
PHOENIX – Nov. 12, 2009 – *Potty training a toddler can ignite the best and worst emotions in both parents and toddlers. So after trying
all the traditional approaches to potty train her own three year old son, a frustrated Melissa L. Hart decided to try something completely
different. Hart dressed up as the “diaper fairy” and visited her son, telling him it was time to give up his diapers and move to big boy
underwear because there were less fortunate children around the world who needed his unused diapers – and it worked!
Hart, a human resources consultant, captured the experience in her first children’s book, Max and the Diaper Fairy, the story of young Max and his visit by the magical diaper fairy.
“Max and the Diaper Fairy is a delightful and empowering story to help transition your child from diapers to the potty in the most uplifting and creative way,” said Hart. “Your child will embrace the gift of imagination, and in turn learn how to help others in our community.”
More than just a delightful story, the book encourages toddlers to not only move out of diapers, but it also teaches children about the power of giving. A healthy change of diapers costs $100 per month or more, and most government programs like Food Stamps, WIC and Medicare do not cover
There are only 15 diaper banks in the entire United States. To promote diaper donation, Hart has partnered with the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona and Diaper Banks of America.
“The Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona is known as the nation’s first diaper bank,” said Hart. “It’s my hope that by reading Max and the Diaper Fairy parents and children will become inspired to actively show their support and donate diapers to such a worthwhile cause.”
Max and the Diaper Fairy was published by Hartfelt Designs, a division of The Hart Solution, LLC. For information about the book, or to learn more about how to establish a diaper bank in your community, visit www.maxandthediaperfairy.com or call (480) 782-1822.