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Sometimes, my daughter, has something bad happen to her at school that may not be a big deal to some, but it’s a big deal to her. In this book, Braden was so excited about his upcoming Championship baseball game! The night before he dreamt of that moment of the oohs and ahhs of the crowd as he scored the game-winning run!
But imagine his surprise when he woke up to pouring rain and NO GAME! This, coupled with some events at school that don’t go his way, send Braden on an overreaction tailspin! Will Braden be able to recover from his overreacting tendencies and practice the tips of flexible thinking that his teacher and mom teach him?
This is a great one for that kid to overcome the way they may have the day pictured in their heads when it doesn’t go the way they had planned.
2. What Were You Thinking?: Learning to Control Your Impulses (Executive Function)
Third-grader Braden loves to be the center of attention. His comic genius, as he sees it, causes his friends to look at him in awe. But some poor decision-making, like ill-timed jokes in class and an impulsive reaction during gym that left a classmate teary-eyed and crumpled on the floor, forces the adults in Braden’s life to teach him about impulse control. But will the lessons shared by his teachers and his mom really help Braden manage his impulses?
3. But It’s Not My Fault! (Responsible Me!)
It seems to be my fault a lot these days as the responsibilities start to increase with my 10 year old. Your child can join Noodle on his journey as he learns not to blame others or try to find fault; but instead practices accepting responsibility, and turns his very rough day into a very good NEW day!
4. I Just Don’t Like the Sound of No! My Story About Accepting No for an Answer and Disagreeing the Right Way! (Best Me I Can Be)
No one in my house likes this word and neither does RJ. If RJ can learn how to accept No for an answer and to disagree appropriately with his teacher and parents, he can add his name to the clubs Star Board. RJ finds that lots of praise and some rewards come his way when he uses these skills the right way!
I know we all go through this with our kids. The minute I have a conversation with my husband, a little person is tapping me n the leg or calling my name 500 times. The just can’t hold it in.
Same thing with Louis. All of his thoughts are very important to him. In fact, his thoughts are so important to him that when he has something to say, his words begin to wiggle, and then they do the jiggle, then his tongue pushes all of his important words up against his teeth and he erupts, or interrupts others. His mouth is a volcano! My Mouth Is A Volcano takes an empathetic approach to the habit of interrupting and teaches children a witty technique to capture their rambunctious thoughts and words for expression at an appropriate time.
If you leave your clothes on the floor, it’s no big deal … right? But what we all did that? I’ve been going through this with my own kids and their understanding of not helping out or following the rules.
What if everybody broke the rules … and spoke during story time, didn’t wash up, or splashed too much at the pool? Then the world would be a mess. But what if everybody obeyed the rules so that the world would become a better place?
This is a great book to help your child understand when they have thoughtless behavior.
This has been an epidemic in my house the past few weeks. So I got this book for my kids about Josh the Tattler who doesn’t have any friends. He tattles on his classmates, on his brother, and even on his dog! He tattles so much that he wakes up one night to find that his tongue is yellow, unusually long, and covered in bright purple spots! Will a bad case of Tattle Tongue teach him a lesson? You can get the book here.
My one daughter only has one volume and it’s loud. She’s always excited about something or super distraught. This book about Isabella, a spirited girl, who enjoys shouting out her thoughts, ideas and feelings. In fact, she loves using her loud voice so much; it’s earned her the nickname, Decibella! Young readers will be entertained as they see how Isabella learns the five volumes of voice and discovers that different situations require a different tone.
10. What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety (What to Do Guides for Kids)
We have this book and after my one child went through it, I was surprised at the things she was worried about. I’m so glad we went through this book together.
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