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Tough Talks

Tough talks with kids book liststalkingTough talks lists are intended to help open conversations with elementary aged kids. They don't have all the answers but they will break the ice. This is a list of useful resources created in collaboration with local elementary school teachers with links to the new catalog.
Many of these items are published by a non profit the National Center for Youth Issues. See https://ncyi.org/ for more information.
Tough talks lists

Healthy digital habits

Hygiene and icky body stuff

Lies and the Tattle tail 

Dealing with strong emotions like anger and anxiety (includes mindfulness and test anxiety)

Bullying and cyber-bullying

Tough family situations (including cancer, illness and missing parents)

Developing good social skills, and sportsmanship (this covers stealing and cheating)

Good organization and study skills