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8 Ways to Help Children Develop Caring Mindsets

8 Ways to Help Children Develop Caring Mindsets

admin April 4, 2017 Comments Off on 8 Ways to Help Children Develop Caring Mindsets

Raising Kids To Think WE, Not ME! REALITY CHECK: 93 percent of adults feel we are failing to instill values in children. What’s more, “being kind and caring” isn’t even high on our kids’ priority

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6 Ways to Inspire Kids Empathy To Make a Difference

6 Ways to Inspire Kids Empathy To Make a Difference

admin April 3, 2017 Comments Off on 6 Ways to Inspire Kids Empathy To Make a Difference

Raising Kids Who Think We, Not Me! REALITY CHECK: Volunteering and community service can be powerful in helping children realize that they can make a difference in their world. The experience can activate their empathy and help them

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10 Ways to Raise a Charitable Child

10 Ways to Raise a Charitable Child

admin March 30, 2017 Comments Off on 10 Ways to Raise a Charitable Child

You know charity starts at home. Here’s how to cultivate a giving spirit in kids and start an #UnSelfie Revolution, so they think we, not me! Samantha is not yet 4 years old, but she

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6 Reasons to Halt the Kid “Trophy Epidemic”

6 Reasons to Halt the Kid “Trophy Epidemic”

admin November 30, 2016 Comments Off on 6 Reasons to Halt the Kid “Trophy Epidemic”

Just pretend:  The sports season just ended and you and the other parents are bursting with pride watching each child receive a participation trophy with their teammates. Of course, we hate to see our

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A Young Girl Helps Kids with Incarcerated Parents

A Young Girl Helps Kids with Incarcerated Parents

admin October 24, 2016 Comments Off on A Young Girl Helps Kids with Incarcerated Parents

REALITY CHECK: During the past decades, the U.S. prison population skyrocketed, and so did the number of children experiencing the consequences of having a parent incarcerated. From just 1980 to 2000, the number of

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Focusing on the Other Side of the Report Card

Focusing on the Other Side of the Report Card

admin October 20, 2016 Comments Off on Focusing on the Other Side of the Report Card

REALITY CHECK: Now that the fall semester is underway, it won’t be long until your child’s progress report arrives, revealing not only their academic proficiency, but their conduct report as well. Studies confirms that children

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When Parents Behave Badly

When Parents Behave Badly

admin October 17, 2016 Comments Off on When Parents Behave Badly

Solutions I shared on the TODAY show to six VERY bad, ugly parent behaviors that are affecting children’s character THE REALITY CHECK:  • Referees giving parents lollipops are youth hockey games to stop them from yelling at

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8 Ways to Nurture Our Adolescents’ Amazing Neuroplastic Brains

8 Ways to Nurture Our Adolescents’ Amazing Neuroplastic Brains

admin October 3, 2016 Comments Off on 8 Ways to Nurture Our Adolescents’ Amazing Neuroplastic Brains

Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of the American Institute for Learning and Human Development, and an award-winning author and speaker who has been an educator for over forty years. Over one million

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Parenting Through the Storm: A Must for Parenting a Special Needs Child

Parenting Through the Storm: A Must for Parenting a Special Needs Child

admin September 28, 2016 Comments Off on Parenting Through the Storm: A Must for Parenting a Special Needs Child

Truth be told: I adore Ann Douglas. If you don’t know Ann, you should. She’s a fabulous parenting writer, and has a wonderful ability to connect with parents. She’s written numerous parenting books –

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How to Teach Kids Empathy-Building Skills

How to Teach Kids Empathy-Building Skills

admin September 12, 2016 Comments Off on How to Teach Kids Empathy-Building Skills

Join the #UnSelfie Revolution to Raise Kids with Empathy, Moral Conviction and Courage To Make a Better World Empathy is the critical ability that puts us in other people’s shoes and helps us feel with them. Research finds that this

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