Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns About Courage
Howard Binkow, Reverend Ana, Jeremy Norton
(We Do Listen Foundation, Feb. 1, 2013)
Listen, be alert and know what is happening around you. It’s OK to be Afraid. Fear is our friend. You can’t be brave if you don’t fear.Howard B. Wigglebottom is empowering millionsof young children, especially boys, to becomebetter listeners (Nobel for a bunny?)…while learning 15 important life lessons. Each offer tips on how to listen better. Award-winning, educator and counselor endorsed. Free downloadvideos, songs, interactive lessons, author visit+ No one ever gets in trouble, does poorly in school, fired, separated or divorced for too much listening. Have a good listening day or the day of your choice. We Do Listen Foundation www.wedolisten.org Major LessonsHoward B. Wigglebottom Learns to ListenListening means way more than do as we are told or get in trouble. It also means to try your best to understand what a person is saying, especially before saying what you have to say. And, to be alert and know what is happening around you. Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns About BulliesListen to the little voice in your head calledintuition. Bullying is wrong. Be brave, be bold a teacher must be told. Most of the time, avoid,joke around, ignore or have words with the bullywill not work. Free resources www.wedolisten.org Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns About Mud and RainbowsListen and be alert to what is happening around you. When you can’t change or fix something, you can be unhappy about it or make the most of it. And, it’s never a child’s fault if parents fight or separate. Howard B. Wigglebottom Listens to a Friend; A Tale About Loss and Healing Friends listen. If a friend is sad, scared, hurt or grieving, learn ways to help them feel better. Howard B. Wigglebottom Listens to His HeartListen and follow your heart. There’s nothing wrong with you. Be true to yourself. You’re good enough just as you are… do your best…have fun… do things you love to do, no matter what friends say. Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns We Can All Get AlongListen and be alert for ways to respect others more and get along better in harmony and peace. Howard B, Wigglebottom and the Monkey on His Back; A Tale About Telling the TruthListen to the little voice in your head… intuition. Telling the truth helps makes us feel better. Learn reasons why people lie, why they shouldn’t and howto make the right choices. Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns it’s OK to Back Away;A Story About Managing Anger. When you feel angry, listen to your body. Learn ways to calm down beforeacting out and into trouble. Howard B. Wigglebottom and the Power of Giving; A Christmas Story.Listen to your heart. Be grateful for what you have. Share, if you can, with those less fortunate. Getting is good. Giving is way better.Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns Too Much of A Good Thing is Bad. Pay attention and know what is happening around you. Too much of a good thing may not be as good as you thought. To be healthy and strong, follow the screen & food rules. Howard B. Wigglebottom Blends in Like Chameleons; A Fable About BelongingListen to your heart. Be kind and nice to those who don’t learn as fast or follow rules as well as you do. Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns About Sportsmanship; Winning Isn’t EverythingListen and be alert. Know what is happening around you. Winning is great but not everything. Play sports for the fun of it and be a good team player. Howard B. Wigglebottom and Manners MatterListen to your heart. Manners do matter. They show you care.Howard B. Wigglebottom and Yes and No; A Fable About TrustPay attention and be alert to what is happening around you. Learn about stranger danger, trust andthat there are times to say yes and times to say no.