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6 Simple Ways Children Can Spread Kindness in Schools

6 Simple Ways Children Can Spread Kindness in Schools

admin July 30, 2016 Comments Off on 6 Simple Ways Children Can Spread Kindness in Schools

Join the #UnSelfie Revolution to Raise Kids with Empathy, Moral Conviction and Courage To Make a Better World Practicing kindness is what helps children tune into other people’s feelings and needs, trust more, step out of their

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7 Way to Help Sensitive Kids Keep Empathy Open

7 Way to Help Sensitive Kids Keep Empathy Open

admin April 25, 2016 Comments Off on 7 Way to Help Sensitive Kids Keep Empathy Open

Most parents would tell you that sensitive kids usually arrive that way. By nature these children seem more “touchy” from birth: they’re more sensitive to sound and change, tear-up easily, and take criticism far

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4 Ways to Nurture Kindness

4 Ways to Nurture Kindness

Michele Borba February 9, 2016 Comments Off on 4 Ways to Nurture Kindness

The photograph is of a simple wreath of handprints. The idea came from a teacher who wanted to help her students develop strong hearts as well as minds. And so she set up an

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Building Respectful Learning Cultures

Building Respectful Learning Cultures

Michele Borba February 8, 2016 Comments Off on Building Respectful Learning Cultures

Many of today’s students lack an understanding of respect because their experiences with this essential character trait have been minimal. They simply haven’t witnessed or heard respect in their lives. Nor may they be

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If You’re Worried About Your Kids’ Friends

If You’re Worried About Your Kids’ Friends

Michele Borba February 7, 2016 Comments Off on If You’re Worried About Your Kids’ Friends

Bad friends. It’s every parent’s worst nightmare: we imagine only the worse: drugs, smoking, sex, trouble with the law. But what should parents do if they notice that their daughter is hanging out more

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35 Activities to Teach Respect

35 Activities to Teach Respect

Michele Borba February 6, 2016 Comments Off on 35 Activities to Teach Respect

RESPECT: a way of treating or thing about something or someone. If you respect your teacher, you admire her and treat her well. If you respect your friend you regard her highly and treat her with consideration.  There

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How to Raise An Un-Entitled Kid

How to Raise An Un-Entitled Kid

admin February 5, 2016 Comments Off on How to Raise An Un-Entitled Kid

Truth be known: I am a huge Amy McCready fan. I love her common-sense approach to parenting, and her sage, practical advice. I devoured (and recommended) her last book, If I Have to Tell You

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7 Practices That Nurture Respect In Children

7 Practices That Nurture Respect In Children

Michele Borba March 14, 2015 1

Though most teachers admit that there are some students they never forget, the same is true about parents. I vividly remember a mother of one of my students all because of the way she

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Fun Ways to Help Kids Learn “Kindness Power”

Fun Ways to Help Kids Learn “Kindness Power”

Michele Borba July 22, 2014 Comments Off on Fun Ways to Help Kids Learn “Kindness Power”

When my children were little, we played a game called the Silent Fuzzy Pass. Fuzzy was a bright orange, ragged old stuffed animal that I suppose was a bear though it’s debatable. Each night,

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How to Raise An Unspoiled Kid

How to Raise An Unspoiled Kid

Michele Borba January 4, 2014 1

Parenting advice to help us raise strong, caring, unspoiled kids and reduce that “Big Brat Factor” element that seems to be a growing problem with kids these days. Our most important role is raising

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