Empathy and Kindness »

4 Secrets to Raising a Compassionate Child

4 Secrets to Raising a Compassionate Child

admin April 19, 2017 0

Empathy is the trait that helps make the world a kinder and gentler place, and empathy can be developed and improved. Wherever your children fit on the “caring about others” scale, there is always room for

Read More »
5 Creative Ways Educators Teach Empathy

5 Creative Ways Educators Teach Empathy

admin April 17, 2017 0

Vanuatu, Tibet, Afghanistan, Denmark, and Armenia: How educators are activating students’ empathy and making a difference! I’m convinced that empathy is the glue that holds a civilized society together, is the best antidote to stop bullying,

Read More »
3 Ways to Teach Perspective Taking Skills

3 Ways to Teach Perspective Taking Skills

admin April 5, 2017 0

Raising Kids to Think We, Not Me! REALITY CHECK: The gateway to learning to empathize, accepting differences and understanding another’s perspective is an emotion vocabulary. That’s why the first of the 9 Crucial Empathy Building

Read More »
8 Ways to Help Children Develop Caring Mindsets

8 Ways to Help Children Develop Caring Mindsets

admin April 4, 2017 0

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

Read More »
6 Ways to Inspire Kids Empathy To Make a Difference

6 Ways to Inspire Kids Empathy To Make a Difference

admin April 3, 2017 0

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

Read More »
10 Ways to Raise a Charitable Child

10 Ways to Raise a Charitable Child

admin March 30, 2017 0

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

Read More »
6 Reasons to Halt the Kid “Trophy Epidemic”

6 Reasons to Halt the Kid “Trophy Epidemic”

admin November 30, 2016 0

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

Read More »
Rise of Youth Narcissism and the Social Networking Connection

Rise of Youth Narcissism and the Social Networking Connection

Michele Borba November 25, 2016 0

Reality Check: Is social networking connected with the rise of teen narcissism? I’ve  written a number of articles about Teen Arrogance  but now I want to dig deeper into troubling research reports that show a rise

Read More »
A Young Girl Helps Kids with Incarcerated Parents

A Young Girl Helps Kids with Incarcerated Parents

admin October 24, 2016 0

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

Read More »
Focusing on the Other Side of the Report Card

Focusing on the Other Side of the Report Card

admin October 20, 2016 0

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

Read More »