RJ is making a lot of trips to the "time-out" chair! Without telling anyone, he and his best friend decide to walk home from school instead of riding the bus. Then RJ and his sister snack on Mom's triple-layer double-chocolate cake and spoil Grandma's birthday surprise. Dad helps RJ learn how to do a better job of asking for permission. and when RJ returns to school his principal has him practice making an apology. RJ feels a lot happier when he says he's sorry, and he learns that asking for permission will mean fewer trips to the time-out chair. This book is part of the BEST ME I Can Be! series of books to teach children social skills.