Kids who have trouble adjusting to the unexpected and tend to overreact can learn four steps for flexible thinking. Learning how to react appropriately to challenging situations is an important executive function skill.
Braden was so excited for his upcoming championship baseball game! The night before he dreamt of that moment... THE moment... 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? Find out in another comical story by Bryan Smith.