Talk and Work It Out

Author: Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed.
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 9781575425252
Release Date: 2014-12-16
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Clear, simple language and realistic illustrations teach children the process of peaceful conflict resolution.

Understand and Care

Author: Cheri J. Meiners
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 157542794X
Release Date: 2003-08-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Empathy is key to positive, healthy relationships. This book builds empathy in children. In clear, child-friendly words and illustrations, it helps them to understand that other people have feelings like theirs—and different from theirs. It guides children to show they care by listening to others and respecting their feelings. Includes questions to discuss and empathy games to play.

Share and Take Turns

Author: Cheri J. Meiners
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1575427974
Release Date: 2003-03-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sharing is a social skill all children need to learn—the sooner the better. Concrete examples and reinforcing illustrations help children practice sharing, understand how and why to share, and realize the benefits of sharing. Includes a note to teachers and parents, additional information for adults, and activities.

Talk and Work It Out

Author: Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed.
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 9781575425252
Release Date: 2014-12-16
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Clear, simple language and realistic illustrations teach children the process of peaceful conflict resolution.

Be Polite and Kind

Author: Cheri J. Meiners
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1575428032
Release Date: 2003-12-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

When children are kind, courteous, and respectful, people enjoy being around them and reciprocate with the same behavior. This book helps kids understand the importance of showing politeness, speaking kindly, using basic courtesies (“please,” “thank you,” “excuse me”), and respecting the feelings of others. Scenarios and role-play activities help adults reinforce the book’s lessons.

We Can Get Along

Author: Lauren Murphy Payne
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 9781631980503
Release Date: 2016-01-30
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

At times, all children need a little help getting along with others and respecting differences—at school, in the neighborhood, at home, and on the playground. Teaching tolerance and encouraging acts of kindness through clear words and charming illustrations, We Can Get Along supports children’s development with simple yet essential skills for conflict resolution and peacemaking. The book includes activities and discussion questions that teachers, parents, and other adults can use to further explore the topic with young children.

Cool Down and Work Through Anger

Author: Cheri J. Meiners
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 9781575427607
Release Date: 2010-05-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Everyone gets angry, so it’s never too early for children to learn to recognize feelings of anger, express them, and build skills for coping with anger in helpful, appropriate ways. Children learn that it is okay to feel angry—but not okay to hurt anyone with actions or words. They discover concrete skills for working through anger: self-calming, thinking, getting help from a trusted person, talking and listening, apologizing, being patient, and viewing others positively. Reassuring and supportive, the book helps preschool and primary-age children see that when they cool down and work through anger, they can feel peaceful again.

Talk to Me First

Author: Deborah Roffman
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 9780738215877
Release Date: 2012-07-31
Genre: Family & Relationships

We live in a time when kids of all ages are bombarded with age-sensitive material wherever they turn; "sexting" and bullying are on the rise at an increasingly younger age, and teen moms are "celebrified." What is a concerned--and embarrassed--parent to do? With wit, wisdom, and savvy, Deborah Roffman translates her experiences gleaned from decades of teaching kids and parents, and as a mom, into strategies to help parents navigate this tricky terrain. Talk to Me First is for any parent who wants to become and remain the most credible and influential resource about sexuality in their children's lives.

The Learning to Get Along Series Interactive Software

Author: Cheri J. Meiners
Publisher: Free Spirit Pub
ISBN: 1575422816
Release Date: 2008-02-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Praised by parents, embraced by educators, our complete Learning to Get Along series is now available in one kid-friendly software package (for Windows only). Teachers can choose which books to make available to each child, manage audio features, and track students’ progress. Children follow along or read on their own, using a special highlight feature to click and hear word definitions. A sequence of questions follows each book; test results are stored for teacher review in individual student files. Designed for classroom use, yet equally useful at home. User’s Guide included. Developed in association with Attainment Company.

Talk Less Say More

Author: Connie Dieken
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470549688
Release Date: 2009-10-02
Genre: Business & Economics

Talk Less, Say More is a revolutionary guide to 21st century communication skills to help you be more influential and make things happen in our distracted, attention-deficit world. It's loaded with specific tips and takeaways to ensure that you're fully heard, clearly understood, and trigger positive responses in any business or social situation. It's the first book to deliver a proven method to master the core leadership skill of influence. Talk Less, Say More lays out a powerful 3-step method called Connect, Convey, Convince (R) and guides you in how to use these habits to be more influential. This succinct book solves your modern communication issues in today's demanding, distracted world at a time when interaction skills are plummeting. Communication is the single greatest challenge in business today. It takes just 3 habits to conquer it. Talk Less, Say More will help you achieve more with less. Less wordiness. Less tune-out. Less frustration. You'll gain more time. More positive outcomes. More rewarding relationships.

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen Listen So Kids Will Talk

Author: Adele Faber
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451663884
Release Date: 2012-02-07
Genre: Family & Relationships

Details a program for improving communication between parents and children, providing sample dialogues and role-playing exercises.

Try and Stick with It

Author: Cheri J. Meiners
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1575427958
Release Date: 2004-09-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

It’s hard to try new things—for adults as well as children. It’s even harder to stay the course when something is more difficult than we thought it would be, or when things don’t work out the way we hoped. Yet flexibility and perseverance are essential to success in all areas of life, at all ages and stages. This book introduces children to the benefits of trying something new and the basics of stick-to-it-iveness. Includes suggestions adults can use to reinforce the ideas and skills being taught.

Join In and Play

Author: Cheri J. Meiners
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1575428024
Release Date: 2003-12-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

It’s fun to make friends and play with others, but it’s not always easy to do. You have to make an effort, and you have to know the rules—like ask before joining in, take turns, play fair, and be a good sport. This book teaches the basics of cooperation, getting along, making friends, and being a friend. Includes ideas for games adults can use with kids to reinforce the skills being taught.

Be Honest and Tell the Truth

Author: Cheri J. Meiners
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1575428040
Release Date: 2007-08-25
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

It’s never too soon to learn the difference between what’s true and what isn’t. Words and pictures help young children discover that being honest in words and actions builds trust and self-confidence. They also learn that telling the truth sometimes takes courage and tact. Includes discussion questions, skits, scenarios, and games that reinforce the ideas being taught.