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Character Education: 5 Steps to Teach A Character Virtue

Character Education: 5 Steps to Teach A Character Virtue

Michele Borba December 1, 2016 Comments Off on Character Education: 5 Steps to Teach A Character Virtue

REALITY CHECK: Sixty percent of adults believe that young people’s failure to learn moral values is a serious national problem. Over the past two decades, there’s been a decline in children’s moral character, and 72

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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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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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Want Your Kids To Care? Let Them Play

Want Your Kids To Care? Let Them Play

admin July 21, 2016 Comments Off on Want Your Kids To Care? Let Them Play

Join the #UnSelfie Revolution to Raise Kids with Empathy, Moral Conviction and Courage To Make a Better World Three-days-a-week taekwondo, sleep-away chess camp, and a full slate of summer college courses.  Hmmm…could there be a link between

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42 Ways to Raise a Kind Child

42 Ways to Raise a Kind Child

admin June 21, 2016 Comments Off on 42 Ways to Raise a Kind Child

  Empathy is the ability to identify with and feel for another person. It’s the powerful quality that halts violent and cruel behavior and urges us to treat others kindly. Empathy emerges naturally and

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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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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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Caring Starts At Home

Michele Borba February 9, 2012 Comments Off on Caring Starts At Home

Simple ways to help kids learn the power of giving and and grow into caring individuals It’s no secret that kids learn best by doing. But they’re also keen observers as well as little

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Raising Kind-Hearted Kids

Michele Borba February 14, 2011 Comments Off on Raising Kind-Hearted Kids

Parenting advice to nurture our children’s empathy and compassion. Several years ago, our youngest son brought home a note from his teacher asking for parent volunteers to chaperone a class field trip. His teacher,

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