Lesson One: The ABCs of Life

Lesson One: The ABCs of Life

The Skills We All Need but Were Never Taught

A Guide for Adults and Children by the Founder of the Award-Winning Lesson One Program
This indispensable book gives adults a proven plan to help children develop the life skills and internal discipline necessary to learn and thrive in today's society.
Following the logical progression of a child's development, the book uses upbeat activities and games that adults and children can share to ground themselves in Lesson One skills for use in everyday life. Offering much-needed answers to major problems gripping our culture, here is the book that anyone living and working with children has been waiting for -- a lesson plan that works for life.
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  • Touchstone | 
  • 320 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780743237925 | 
  • January 2004
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Chapter One: Discovering Lesson One

"With the world spinning out of control, how does your life become your own?"

Jon Oliver asked me that question one day some years ago; it has resonated in my mind ever since. We live as members of a society and a culture, but we are individuals, with lives of our own making. Every day we face the challenges and the joys and the difficulties of living, working, studying, and playing with others. How do you deal with people filled with rage? How do you stop beating yourself up for failure when you know you've done your best? How do you handle the everyday pressures of work and home? How do you... see more

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