Tag: Appreciating diversity

Diversifying Your Parent-Child Reading…

Widening Your Family’s Circle of Concern through Children’s Literature When we consider our child’s daily interactions with various cultures, differing belief systems, or other income levels, they may not get the kind of exposure we desire. We want to raise socially aware and inclusive kids who are able to make connections with or act kindly …

Differences Do Matter – Why Talking About Them Helps Us Raise Compassionate Kids…

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s Life and Legacy By Initiating Conversations In Your Own Family Life… Guest Post by Shauna Tominey, Author, Creating Compassionate Kids; Essential Conversations to Have with Young Children “A great nation is a compassionate nation…” – Martin Luther King, Jr. If you had to pick one word to describe the world …

In “Kids Standard” – “Raising and Educating for Valuing Differences”

Kids Standard is a unique magazine in that kids are the primary authors. Educators and parents can learn much from children’s considered perspectives. Their mission is incredibly important. We empower children to become independent learners, critical thinkers and confident writers, by giving them abundant opportunities to showcase and improve their unheeded skills. We have a community …

“Made by Raffi”: A Story of a Kid Who’s Different

At some point, every child will experience the feeling of being different. From hobby interests to gender identity, some children will have a more intense experience of not being like the rest. And all children encounter others who are different. How will they view those contrasts? Will they be able to see the unique richness …

Let the Games Begin!

If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive. If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative. –          Author Unknown A few weeks ago, a reader wrote in that she was hoping to find resources for quick social skills games that she could teach her kids to play. Thanks Shannon for the inspiration for …