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5 Secrets to Raising a Kind-Hearted Child

5 Secrets to Raising a Kind-Hearted Child

Michele Borba February 14, 2018 0

How do we raise a kind-hearted child? Kind-heartedness and empathy are traits that can be cultivated. But it was my son and his friends who helped me recognize that the best way to nurture

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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 0

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 0

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 0

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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9 Ways to Help Kids Have a Stress-Free Summer 

9 Ways to Help Kids Have a Stress-Free Summer 

admin July 21, 2016 0

Join the #UnSelfie Project to Raise Kids with Empathy and Courage To Make a Better World Let’s be clear: our kids’ mental health is at stake and one inescapable reason is that they experienced a horrendous

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42 Ways to Raise a Kind Child

42 Ways to Raise a Kind Child

admin June 21, 2016 0

  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 0

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 0

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 0

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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