: of a sympathetic or helpful nature 1 About Kindness It is said that at the root of kindness is compassion. Compassion has to do simultaneously with how we feel about and care for ourselves and how we feel about and care for… Read More
Category: About, Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: "Bystander effect", "Making Grateful Kids", Accepting differences, Care, Compassion, Confidence, Confident Kids, Culture of kindness, Empathy, Family kindness, family member, forgiveness, Gratefulness, Healthy relationships, Kindness
We must widen… “our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.” – Albert Einstein “Feed the birds, Mom. Don’t forget today,” E tells me with fervor on one of the last freezing cold… Read More
Category: Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Animals and humans, Care, Caring behavior, Circle of compassion, Collaboration, Compassion, Consequences, Empathy, Empathy development, Global inter-dependence, Kids and nature, Moral development, Moral thinking, Perspective taking, Understanding feelings
“You have brought yummy treats! You are so nice to share. But me, I have nothing. My cupboards are bare!” Mouse squeaks, “Don’t fret. There’s enough, dear Bear. You don’t need any food, you have stories to share!” His friends hug him… Read More
To be really great in little things, to be truly noble and heroic in the insipid details of everyday life, is a virtue so rare as to be worthy of canonization. – Harriet Beecher Stowe This Mother’s Day, I wanted to write… Read More
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