Convincing Children to Have Sympathy Early On

Ask each generation of parents and the response will likely be that trying to teach kids a natural level of sympathy seems to be getting harder and harder. With the modern world bombarded with media and visuals that show hardness, violence, crime, a lack of empathy, and competition at all costs being the true winners, it’s no surprise that children […]

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Courtesy: Teaching it To Children

As much as parents would desire, courtesy and respect are not traits that are innately ingrained in a child. Fortunately, you can teach your little one to be courteous and polite from the time he or she is small. Raising courteous children will give them an edge in their social development. As your kids grow into adults, their courteousness will […]

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How to Parent With The Ultimate Optimism

It is not so much what happens in life that is as important as how a person feels about it. Positive thoughts create positive results, enter Optimism.  There is an ancient story about a farmer. He worked his land with the help of his only son using a single horse he owned. One day they horse escaped from the barn and […]

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How to Raise Children and Young People with Integrity

What Does Integrity Mean? There are several good definitions of integrity. A particularly good definition of integrity is that it is the moral foundation that is the touchstone for your actions. Yet another good definition of this word notes that integrity means doing the right thing even when no one is watching. Integrity is one of the most important things […]

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How to Teach Thankfulness to Children

Children are naturally self-centered and they won’t become thankful on their own. It’s important to teach thankfulness to children because this character trait has the ability to improve an individual’s happiness and health. While teaching your kids to say “please” and “thank you” is definitely a good start, there’s a lot more to gratitude than good manners. Not only do […]

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