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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 Comments Off on 5 Secrets to Raising a Kind-Hearted Child

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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How to Raise a Strong, Confident Girl

How to Raise a Strong, Confident Girl

Michele Borba January 30, 2018 Comments Off on How to Raise a Strong, Confident Girl

Want to raise a strong, confident girl? The secret is now in print by Katie Hurley. No More Mean Girls and is the must read for every parent and educator. It’s our best hope to turn #METOO

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100 Fun Ways to Help Kids Practice Kindness

100 Fun Ways to Help Kids Practice Kindness

Michele Borba December 19, 2017 Comments Off on 100 Fun Ways to Help Kids Practice Kindness

EMPATHY HABIT 6: Developing and Practicing Kindness Every Day Kindness is contagious, needs just a small spark to ignite, and spreads quickly. Practicing simple, regular kind acts nurtures empathy, alters behavior, changes a culture,

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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 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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25 Ways to Help Kids Make Friends and Learn To Collaborate

25 Ways to Help Kids Make Friends and Learn To Collaborate

admin August 9, 2017 Comments Off on 25 Ways to Help Kids Make Friends and Learn To Collaborate

Friendship is made of teachable skills. Here are 25 ways to help kids make friends and keep the old!   Empathy Habit #7 COLLABORATION from UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World Empathetic

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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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How to Praise To Boost Kids’ Character

How to Praise To Boost Kids’ Character

admin April 21, 2017 Comments Off on How to Praise To Boost Kids’ Character

If you’re like most parents, you probably shower your kids with praise. After all, isn’t our encouragement the secret sauce to boosting our kids’ success and happiness? What could be more affirming than telling your child,

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