This book is meant to help children understand that times are not always roses and candy. There are times when they will be upset with parents or siblings and want to be somewhere else or do something else. In their minds they imagine a better and simpler life but don't realize that there are always complications and consequences and things don't always turn out the way they wish it would. The author is a mom, grandmother and great grandmother. She works from home as a landscape contractor. She loves plants and children and always wants the best for them.