Give the Gift of Global Awareness this Holiday Season Because of the numerous holidays celebrated through the fall and winter months, it is an ideal time to discuss how people celebrate around the world – both the uniqueness of traditions and also… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment Tags: Boxing Day, Chinese New Year, Christmas, Cultural appreciation, Diversity appreciation, Diwali, Eid al-Fitr, Hannukah, Holiday season, Kwanzaa, La Posada, Omisoka, Ramadan, Social awareness, St. Lucia Day, teaching kids about world holidays, teaching kids social awareness, world culture posters, World holidays
Because of the numerous holidays celebrated through the fall and winter months, it is an ideal time to discuss how people celebrate around the world – both the uniqueness of traditions and also the many commonalities. I was struck by the number… Read More
It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving. – Mother Teresa Over our Thanksgiving holiday this past weekend in the presence of multiple family members, the discussion focused on Christmas preparations and specifically, the question was… Read More
Your focus is your reality. – Yoda, Star Wars I, The Phantom Menace As I entered the final stretch before Christmas, I paused, amidst my color coded lists of menu planning, decorating, present wrapping, gift creating, house cleaning and broken toy mending…. Read More
What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead. — Nelson Mandela “How’s my little buddy… Read More
Category: Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Active citizenship, Christmas, Community Connectedness, Contribution, Cultural appreciation, December, Education, Giving, Martin Luther King, Multi-cultural understanding, Nelson Mandela, Parent Teacher Organization, Practicing social and emotional skills, Service, Service learning, Social awareness, Winter Solstice
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