Episode 300 Extravaganza!

We’re celebrating today, 300 episodes of We Turned Out Okay!
I am super excited to welcome back beloved guests Tricia Tomaso, preschool teacher extraordinaire, and Janine Halloran, coping skills expert, for a roundtable discussion talking about social and emotional learning, and if schools actually do screw up kids… And we’re also answering your questions in this tri-centennial episode!

Join us!

Go to weturnedoutokay.com/300 for the bazillion links we discuss today…
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Today’s episode is sponsored by the amazing Janine Halloran, expert in teaching kids coping skills, who has created a great resource to help your child handle it when the going gets tough!
Listen to today’s show to find out how to get 15% off your order, and then
Click copingskillsforkids.com/okay to check out Janine’s Coping Skills for Kids Cue Card Decks.

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Tricia Tomaso is a 3-time returning champion!
Click here for episode 267, her most recent past episode.
Today, Tricia shares about the following:

The Don’t Worry Book by Todd Parr

B is for Breathe by Dr. Melissa Munro Boyd

Second Step Curriculum

PBIS Program

Janine Halloran, aside from being a hugely appreciated sponsor of We Turned Out Okay, is a 4-time returning champion!
Click here for episode 201, her most recent past episode.
Today, Janine shares about the following:

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, the documentary about Fred Rogers


Dr. Ross Greene and his book Lost at School


Peaceable Kingdom Games

Exploding Kittens


See below for what I share about in today’s episode:

The Louise Penny books, about the village of Three Pines and Chief Inspector Gamache

My conversation with Dr. Laura Markham, in episode 255

A new favorite TED talk of mine by Alison Legerwood

My conversation with Dr. Maureen Healy, in episode 261

The Good Neighbor, a wonderful biography of Fred Rogers, by Maxwell King

To Kill a Mockingbird, one of the best books ever written

My conversation with my son Jason, about how to help kids cope with fears, in episode 191

Dumbing Us Down by John Taylor Gatto

Educating Happy Kids, my most recent parenting book, available exclusively (for the moment) at weturnedoutokay.com/books

Blake Boles, author whose life and work have been dramatically influenced by John Taylor Gatto

Erik Erikson’s Wikipedia page

I did say a bazillion links, and I was pretty close!