In ‘Butterfly Dust’, Chloe grows up with the belief that putting others needs first is the right thing to do However, over time she starts to feel overwhelmed by the burdens of others. Buzz helps her understand that as long as she continues this way she won’t be able to enjoy the freedom of being young.
There are many children who display similar behaviour to Chloe whether its trying to ‘rescue’ friends, parents or siblings. although caring for others is encouraged by society everyone needs to learn to find a balance and recognise when they are taking on more problems than they are able to handle.
‘Butterfly Dust is a story to help the burdened child learn how to find the balance between selflessness and self-care.