“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.
We often get caught up in the “have-to’s” and we forget to celebrate the memories being made along the way.
The Ray Center annually recognizes Iowans who show the Six Pillars of CHARACTER COUNTS!: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and good citizenship. Learn more about the 2017 ICA recipients here!
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.