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12 Ways to Boost Kids’ Empathy During the Holidays and Build Fun Memories

12 Ways to Boost Kids’ Empathy During the Holidays and Build Fun Memories

Michele Borba December 16, 2017 Comments Off on 12 Ways to Boost Kids’ Empathy During the Holidays and Build Fun Memories

How to Tone Down $$$, Tune Up Family Memories and Nurture Children’s Empathy During the Holidays REALITY CHECK: Total spending is projected to be between $678 billion and $682 billion, up from $655.8 billion last

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A Simple Parenting Secret To Boost Children’s Self-Esteem

A Simple Parenting Secret To Boost Children’s Self-Esteem

Michele Borba December 15, 2017 Comments Off on A Simple Parenting Secret To Boost Children’s Self-Esteem

REALITY CHECK:  “How do children construct views of themselves and their place in the world? Children’s social relationships turn out to be critical. For example, children develop higher self-esteem when their parents treat them

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The Not-Always Obvious Benefits of Saying NO to Children

The Not-Always Obvious Benefits of Saying NO to Children

admin December 5, 2017 Comments Off on The Not-Always Obvious Benefits of Saying NO to Children

Dr. Susan Newman’s New Book Explains Why You Should Say No to Your Children…and How to Do It. A must read for the pushover tendency in all of us. You do your children a

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8 Ways Shaming Is Toxic to Kids and Moms

8 Ways Shaming Is Toxic to Kids and Moms

admin October 31, 2017 Comments Off on 8 Ways Shaming Is Toxic to Kids and Moms

“You let your child sleep with you!!!?” “Why aren’t you breast-feeding??” “You’re ruining your kids Ivy-League chances if you don’t enroll him in that school!!!” “That’s a lame way to discipline!” Shaming is happening

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9 Ways to Cultivate Courage in Kids

9 Ways to Cultivate Courage in Kids

admin October 31, 2017 Comments Off on 9 Ways to Cultivate Courage in Kids

Empathy Habit #8: MORAL COURAGE Empathy is the miraculous quality that allows us to feel with others, but in order to act on those feelings kids need Moral Courage. Courage emboldens kids to speak out, step

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9 Exercises to Build Your Child’s “Empathy Muscles”

9 Exercises to Build Your Child’s “Empathy Muscles”

admin September 18, 2017 Comments Off on 9 Exercises to Build Your Child’s “Empathy Muscles”

REALITY CHECK: Did you know that teens today are 40 percent less empathetic than those 30 years ago? That is tragic news for our children and society. For starters, it hurts kids’ moral character, and

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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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50 Books for Kids and Teens That Teach Empathy

50 Books for Kids and Teens That Teach Empathy

admin August 9, 2017 Comments Off on 50 Books for Kids and Teens That Teach Empathy

Empathy Habit 4. MORAL IMAGINATION from UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World Using Literary Fiction and Film to Cultivate Empathy Books can transport children to other worlds and transform their hearts.

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A New Book Teaches Kids About Empathy

A New Book Teaches Kids About Empathy

admin July 26, 2017 Comments Off on A New Book Teaches Kids About Empathy

Jayneen Sander’s New Book Encourages Children to Think About Empathy and How To Treat Others  One of the most important social and moral skills a child can learn is empathy. Being able to understand

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