Talks My Mother Never Had With Me

Talks My Mother Never Had With Me
A Loving Mother's Perspective For Young Women
Grades 9-12
Student Book
High School
6x9
Pages: 
271
ISBN: 
978-1-92956-101-8
Item Number:
8107
Price:$19.99
Talks My Mother Never Had With Me: A Loving Mother's Perspective For Young Women

Overview

Developed and written by an African-American parent and educator, this powerful mentoring program provide the tools that adults can use to have a real impact the lives of youngsters. The program addresses the forces that today's youth are up against and offer students the skills and values that are often missing in their lives. The student book, used in conjunction with the mentor's guide (below), facilitates the sharing of critical issues between generations. Each lesson serves as an appetizer to stimulate thought and discussion.

Table of Contents

Part I—Dealing With Your Past

  1. Understanding Your Orientation (how you came to be)
  2. Nurture and Admonition (the way you should go)
  3. Siblings: Brothers and Sisters (concerning brotherly and sisterly love)
  4. Your Neighborhood (a place of amazing grace)
  5. Dealing with Deficiencies (filling life's voids)
  6. Interrupting a Dysfunctional Life-Cycle (right living as a way of life)

Part II—Soul Food (Your Mental and Emotional Diet)

  1. How You See Yourself (the way you think)
  2. What You Say to Yourself (your self-talk)
  3. Why You Do the Things You Do (your behavior)
  4. Recovering from Rejection (healing your feelings)
  5. Dreaming Dreams into Reality (seeing what you believe)

Part III—Personal Management

  1. On Becoming a Woman of Excellence (in speech, life, love, faith and purity)
  2. Shooting from the Lip (running off at the mouth)
  3. Addictions and Controllers (contemporary slave masters)
  4. The Principle of Authority and Submission (r.e.s.p.e.c.t.)
  5. How to Learn When You Feel Your Teacher Doesn't Like You (staying on task)
  6. I Was Treated Unfairly Today (doing right when you've been done wrong)
  7. Free at Last! (deliverance from the pain of the past)

Part IV—The Real Deal Regarding Relationships

  1. You and Your Peers (are you applying pressure or being pressed?)
  2. Not Your Traditional Beauty (appreciating your physical design)
  3. Form and Fashion (DWI: dressing with instructions)
  4. Stop the Pursuit! (controlling your passions)
  5. The Man: A Woman's Long-Term Project (matters of the heart)

Part V—Claiming Wisdom and Climbing Higher

  1. Profanity is NOT an Exclamation Remark! (disdaining bad language)
  2. Healthy Attitudes About Money (to be secured, saved, shared and spent)
  3. How Grown is Grown? (giving an account of yourself)
  4. On Being a Woman of Color (from personal experience)
  5. Standard English: Spoken by Those Who Do Business (the language of money)

Part VI—Addressing What Lies Ahead

  1. Your Work Ethic (needed: more than a pretty hand)
  2. My First Job (a personal story)
  3. Lifting as You Climb (empowering others)
  4. A Mother Should Teach Her Daughter How to Die Easily (making ready)
  5. The Closing Chapter (the afterword)
Training/Workshops

In-service training, consultation, or workshops by the author of this program can be provided for your school, facility, church, or organization. For more information and available dates, please contact:

Dr. Ollie Watts Davis
P.O. Box 111
Champaign, Illinois 61824
U.S.A.

Phone: 217-352-4628

Component/Ancillary Items: 

Talks My Mother Never Had With Me

A Loving Mother's Perspective For Young Women
Grades 9-12
Mentor's Guide
Talks My Mother Never Had With Me: A Loving Mother's Perspective For Young Women
High School
8.5x11
Pages: 
304
Item Number:
8109
Price:$37.99