The Bear Family.
Poozy: Because I'm mad at Tim. He went off to play soccer without me.
Piddy: You should have smashed Tim's airplane.
Dad: Whoa, Piddy. That's not how we handle anger in the Bear family.
Woozy: That's right. Good bears don't even get angry.
Mom: That's not So, Woozy. Everyone gets angry, even Dad and I.
Dad: Right. The important thing is not to do something you'll regret.
Poozy: I'm already sorry I smashed my model.
Mom: When I'm angry, Poozy, I talk it over with someone. Dad does this, too.
Dad: Yes. Or sometimes I clean the garage, or run around the block a few times. Soon I feel calmer.
Poozy: I guess I'll try running around the block.
Piddy: And if that doesn't work, Poozy, you can clean my room.
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|Publication:||Highlights for Children|
|Article Type:||Short Story|
|Date:||Jun 1, 2000|
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