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Did you know that empathetic children share nine habits that they developed? Empathy can be cultivated and we have work to do. Here are the 9 habits of empathetic children.
Use these questions to talk to your kids about character.
Everyone needs friends –– but especially kids. Of course, the prime reason a kid says friends are important is for fun and companionship.
What could be more affirming than telling your child, “Good job!” “I’m proud of you” or “You are smart!” Well, as it turns out, these type of encouraging messages may not be so helpful as we think.
The bottom line is the kids are watching us and they are copying–the good, the bad, and the very ugly things we say and do. Just in case you need any proof here are a few things our children pick up from watching us.
This lesson exposes students to the research illustrating the benefits of gratitude, and suggests activities to help students develop a habit of expressing gratitude.
Expressing gratitude is one of the simplest ways to demonstrate caring to other individuals. Moreover, research shows that expressing gratitude has the added benefit of raising our happiness levels, making us more productive and healthier, especially if we make gratitude a habit.