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Shame Nation: Must-Read for Restoring Internet Civility

Shame Nation: Must-Read for Restoring Internet Civility

admin October 3, 2017 Comments Off on Shame Nation: Must-Read for Restoring Internet Civility

“The culture of destroying people with the simple stroke of a keyboard has become much more than a fad-it’s the new normal. In today’s digitally-driven world, disaster is only a click away. Don’t assume

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100 Movies for Kids 5-to-17 That Teach 9 Crucial Empathy Habits

100 Movies for Kids 5-to-17 That Teach 9 Crucial Empathy Habits

admin September 12, 2017 Comments Off on 100 Movies for Kids 5-to-17 That Teach 9 Crucial Empathy Habits

Films can stir our emotions, spark our curiosity, creating lasting memories, and become portals to other worlds. In some cases, a movie can whip our conscience, shift our perspective, or activate our feelings so

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21 Ways to Build Caring Student Relationships

21 Ways to Build Caring Student Relationships

admin August 22, 2017 Comments Off on 21 Ways to Build Caring Student Relationships

Empathy Habit 1. EMOTIONAL LITERACY                 Empathy Habit 6. DEVELOPING & EXERCISING COMPASSION   From UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World Reality Check: Improving students’ relationships

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25 Ways to Help Kids Make Friends and Learn To Collaborate

25 Ways to Help Kids Make Friends and Learn To Collaborate

admin August 9, 2017 Comments Off on 25 Ways to Help Kids Make Friends and Learn To Collaborate

 Empathy Habit #7 COLLABORATION from UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World Empathetic Children Think “Us” Not “Them”: Cultivating Empathy Through Teamwork and Collaboration  Everyone needs friends –– but especially kids. Of

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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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10 Ways to Nurture Tolerance to Reduce Bullying

10 Ways to Nurture Tolerance to Reduce Bullying

Michele Borba October 4, 2016 Comments Off on 10 Ways to Nurture Tolerance to Reduce Bullying

How teaching children tolerance can curb bullying, peer cruelty and stop the cycle of youth violence REALITY CHECK: Did you know that today’s American youth are displaying intolerant actions at alarming rates-and at younger

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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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When to Worry: Signs That A Child May Have Low Empathy

When to Worry: Signs That A Child May Have Low Empathy

admin September 7, 2016 Comments Off on When to Worry: Signs That A Child May Have Low Empathy

Join the #UnSelfie Revolution to Raise Kids with Empathy, Moral Conviction and Courage To Make a Better World “He never cries at movies or is concerned if his friends are hurt. But he’s a boy, so I’m

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Empathy Is a Verb: My TEDx Talk to Start An UnSelfie Revolution

Empathy Is a Verb: My TEDx Talk to Start An UnSelfie Revolution

admin August 4, 2016 Comments Off on Empathy Is a Verb: My TEDx Talk to Start An UnSelfie Revolution

Join the #UnSelfie Revolution to Raise Kids with Empathy, Moral Conviction and Courage To Make a Better World We’ve all had “I’ll never forget” moments: mine was April 20, 1999 watching the Columbine High School massacre on

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54 Tips About Empathy to Raise Kids Who Think WE, Not ME (PART II )

54 Tips About Empathy to Raise Kids Who Think WE, Not ME (PART II )

admin June 27, 2016 Comments Off on 54 Tips About Empathy to Raise Kids Who Think WE, Not ME (PART II )

Last week I joined with NBC’s Education Nation to have another hour-long Twitter chat that focused on tips from my new book, UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World. Since the book launched just a

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