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Teaching Kindness

Can We Stop Raising Mean Girls?

Kristina Cappetta | Posted 04.15.2016 | Parents
Kristina Cappetta

Mean girls have been around for as long as I can remember. Perhaps you've ran into a few when you were a kid. Perhaps you were their target like I w...

Taming the Beast Within Our Beauty

Amber Nichols-Buckley | Posted 06.23.2015 | Parents
Amber Nichols-Buckley

I pulled her into myself, holding her, letting her cry, letting her feel the fullness of being wrong, but having a mama who loved her anyway, loved her enough to expect the best from her.

Why We Need To Be Teaching Kindness To Kids In The Classroom

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.24.2015 | Good News

Some lessons are better learned earlier in life -- and kindness is no exception. That's why teachers like Kimberly Smith and Pamela Jung are beginning...

Do Parents Squash the Kindness in Their Kids?

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 03.28.2015 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

If all of us parents could try not to let those opportunities to help and care pass by, if we could all try being kinder, if we could just try not to squash the kindness in our kids, just imagine what might happen.

Kindness at Thanksgiving

EllynAnne Geisel | Posted 01.07.2015 | Impact
EllynAnne Geisel

Nine years ago, as I was preparing for my family's traditional turkey dinner, I suddenly thought about a neighbor. Her family had recently experienced a tragedy, and their Thanksgiving was not going to be about pumpkin pies.

5 Lessons on Sharing

Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW | Posted 10.07.2014 | Parents
Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW

If kindness is a trait we want our children to embrace, we have to model it. We have to be conscious of how we treat others, what we say about them and how we respond when we're hurt.

Parenting Inside Out: 4 Principles to Create Peace

Suna Senman | Posted 09.11.2013 | Parents
Suna Senman

Being who you truly are, naturally, with your range of abilities and quirks, allows your child to accept himself and mature naturally into his potential.

Do As I Say, Not As I Do... A Few Important Lessons for My Daughter

Elin Hilderbrand | Posted 08.25.2013 | Parents
Elin Hilderbrand

I am the mother of a 7-year-old daughter. I am perfectly healthy and plan on being around to offer my advice, solicited or unsolicited, for a very long time. But as no one knows what the future holds, I here offer the best of what I've learned in my 43 years.

Let's Teach Our Daughters To Stand Up For Each Other

Tracey Stewart | Posted 07.06.2013 | Parents
Tracey Stewart

Let's teach our daughters to celebrate other women's strength, success and happiness. Let's not limit their options.

A Timely Interview With Jon Ramer About Creating Collective Compassion (Part 2)

Russell C. Smith | Posted 03.11.2013 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

Jon Ramer is a software entrepreneur turned social engineer, a civic leader, a community organizer, an inventor, and a musician. He is the designer an...