Over and over, researchers are finding that empathy is the cornerstone for becoming a happy, well-adjusted, successful adult. Studies show that possessing empathy also makes children more likable, more employable, better leaders, and more conscience-driven.
From our guest contributor, Nancy Justis “Civility” comes from the Latin word “civilitas”, which means city. A city has to be a place of civil behavior. Similar to how laws set the guidelines for society, rules are critical to every sport. A game
“Find a project that matches your child’s interests, abilities, and passions to realize he is a difference maker.”
Wins and losses should not be the most important thing to focus on in youth sports.
The truth is, kids don’t learn how to be kind from reading about it in a textbook, but from doing kind deeds. The more children witness or experience what it feels like to give, the more likely they will develop a charitable spirit.
An important but often neglected aspect of respect is listening to what others say.
“It’s about love.”
Here are five of the most creative ways adults around the world are cultivating children’s empathy to create a world where their kids think WE, not ME.
Every time you point someone in the right direction, you’re not only making a distinctive contribution to his or her life . . . you’re passing the torch to someone who’ll likely pay it forward.
Parents behaving badly is a timeless problem, but there’s a modern-day category of ill-behaving Moms and Dads who could easily earn membership in the Parents Wall of Shame.