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Children and Charity

I Am Donating All of My Son's Birthday Presents. Indefinitely.

April McCormick | Posted 09.18.2013 | Parents
April McCormick

It was clear that at just 7 years old, this little boy knew that it is much nicer to give than to receive. While this is the first time I have ever heard of a child donating all of their birthday presents, I hope it is not the last.

Too Much Stuff: Teaching Kids How To Give

Lisa Belkin | Posted 10.23.2013 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

One of my early epiphanies as a new parent was realizing that shopping for them was even more fun than shopping for myself. There is joy in the giving of the "stuff," which is why we do it.

Inspiring Children To Live Generous Lives

Carol Howard Merritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Carol Howard Merritt

In a time of rampant consumerism, when boys and girls are bombarded with advertisements enticing them to dream about what sorts of presents might wait for them under the tree, we wonder, how do we teach kids to share?