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Teaching Children to Be a Spark of Good

Fostering conversations with children about real-life scenarios, along with modeling acts of kindness and selflessness, will help children prioritize empathy in their own lives.

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7 Reasons Volunteering with Your Child Is a Great Idea

Looking for meaningful ways to spend time with your family? Try volunteering—it may even become your family’s favorite activity.

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How to Talk to Boys about Periods & Why It Matters

The goal is to start small and build on that foundational knowledge in a developmentally appropriate way as your child grows—rather than trying to pile on information all at once.

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5 Easy Activities to Promote Kindness at Home

“Children learn by what they see and hear, which is a reminder that our children are always watching and gaining an understanding of the values we think are important.”

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11 Important Things Every Son Needs to Hear from Their Dad

These important life lessons can help shape a boy into becoming a courageous, honorable, and kind man.

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7 Tips for Talking to Kids about LGBTQ

“Even at an early age you can teach the value of empathy and respect for others, as well as open the door for any future conversations regarding their own identity.”

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Helping Kids Re-Enter Their Post Pandemic Social World

“Many kids’ social worlds have turned upside down. Here’s how you can support your child’s journey to a post-pandemic social world.”

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5 Reasons Why You Want Your Kids to Lose

“One of the benefits of youth sports—and the inevitable losses—is that it offers a low-stakes place to face challenges and handle defeat.”

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Grab LEGO’s New Rainbow Set Just in Time for Pride Month

Everyone is Awesome will be available to buy starting June 1!

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How to Help Turn Kids into Philanthropists

“Encourage your children to ask, ‘Who can I be a superhero to today?’ and ‘Who can we share food with today?’”

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Dear Teachers

“I know it hasn’t been easy over the last year but thank you!”

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Fred Rogers Lives on in New PBS “Donkey Hodie” Series

She’s the granddaughter of the original Donkey Hodie from Mister Rogers Neighborhood!

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Why I Love Fairy Tales

“Fairy tales teach us about empathy and compassion, relationships, and the difference between good and evil. These stories are more than just happily ever after. They portray real moral lessons thru characters and virtue shown in the stories.”

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Teaching the Butterfly Perspective

“Playing with perspective supports the notion that we are not limited to seeing things from one viewpoint. We can go beyond our limitations of what we see by using the inventiveness of our imagination.”

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New Children’s Book Lets Kids Choose Their Own Skin Color

Kids can choose a skin tone for the main character of this book.

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The Power of Forgiveness

“The world would be a much better place if we all could show more empathy and forgiveness in our lives. And maybe, if we taught our children to be more forgiving, then maybe we could be more forgiving ourselves.”

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Celebrating Kindness One Book at a Time

“The heroes of our February stories—a Syrian ambulance driver, a track coach, an oak tree—are ordinary in most ways except in their capacity to promote kindness.”

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4 Need-to-Know Ways to Develop Patient Parenting

“Patient and parenting are not often words you find in the same sentence when you’re a parent, but with a little focus and help, you can make patient parenting a way of life.”

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How to Raise Empathetic Kids

To learn and practice empathy, we’ll need to begin within.  Yes y’all!  I’m talking about that ‘heart work’.

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This Mom of 2 Created a School-in-the-Box Program Parents Everywhere Need

The Big World of Little Dude has stepped up, and you can, too!

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Natalie Portman Released a New Children’s Book, Just in Time for the Holidays

We all know the story of the three little pigs… or do we? Just in time for holiday gifting, Academy Award-winning actress and activist Natalie Portman has introduced a new book that retells classic fables with a modern twist.

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How Can I Prevent Bullying for My Child?

“Author Carrie Goldman offers expert advice to families to help protect their children and teens from bullying.”

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6 Ways to Encourage Inclusivity in Your Family

“Raising respectful, knowledgeable, and empathetic members of society begins with you, and by encouraging inclusivity at home, you’re doing your part in creating a better world for everyone.”

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How to Teach Children the Power of Giving & Empathy through Charity

“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.” —Mother Teresa

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Books That Teach Kids about Thankfulness & Gratitude

“These stories ground abstract concepts like gratitude and perseverance in examples of real people who rise above adversity, benefit from the generosity of others, discover beauty in places or cultures unlike their own, or discover the pleasure of even small acts of generosity.”

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Can Your Child Dream in Multiple Languages?

“As a mother of a 3 year old trilingual daughter (French, English, and Slovak) I see the benefits every day.”

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These Cool Card Games for Kids Teach Important Life Skills

These four simple, fun and portable card games for kids ages 4-8 teach social emotional skills (SEL).

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Empathy Activities to Foster Kind and Not-So-Bored Kids

“Empathy activities are also ones that can take up a good portion of our day and therefore banish the boredom!”

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5 Ways to Help Kids Build Cognitive Empathy

“Cognitive empathy is important because it enables us to communicate effectively with and support the needs of other people.”

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4 Easy Ways to Teach Kids Empathy

“Empathy is more than just an elegant and important skill—it’s also our human superpower.”

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Scholastic Celebrates 100 Years with a Brand New Platform for Parents & Educators

Scholastic is turning 100 and to celebrate they are launching an amazing new resource for parents and educators.

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6 Toddler Milestones to Get Excited About

Toddler milestones are no less exciting than baby’s first smile and tooth. Here are 6 biggies to celebrate!

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Co-Parenting during COVID? Here Are 4 Ways to Make It Better

“Just like co-parenting before COVID, nothing will ever be perfect, and there will be times when things don’t feel equal or fair. Flexibility, communication, and empathy will bring the best results during a challenging time like this.”

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Sesame Street Town Hall

CNN & “Sesame Street” to Host a Town Hall Discussing Racism

The special will stream live without requiring a log-in.

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