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How Do You Teach Compassion?

During the holiday season, your kids are sure to eagerly await present-unwrapping, cookie-eating, and some much-needed family time. However, the holidays also emphasize another important message: the importance of giving and the compassion that comes along with it. By the time children are 5 or 6, they often share more easily and are able to […]

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13 Ways to Raise a Caring and Compassionate Child

Caring Empathy — the ability to understand another person’s feelings — develops over time. A 2-year-old may try to comfort a crying playmate by offering her own pacifier or blankie. While she is not able to understand why her friend is crying, she remembers times when she felt sad and knows what comforts her. At 3, children are […]