3 Ways to Teach Kids Perspective Taking

3 Ways to Teach Kids Perspective Taking

Raising Kids to Think We, Not Me! The gateway to learning to empathize, accepting differences and understanding another’s perspective is an emotion vocabulary. But when children can identify, name and understand different emotions, it’s time to help...
10 Tools to Reduce Childhood Anxiety

10 Tools to Reduce Childhood Anxiety

10 Ways to Help Reduce Childhood Anxiety and Curb Fear Capitol insurrection. bombings,  terrorist alerts, hurricanes, school shootings, and Pandemics have boosted all our jitters lately, but don’t forget our children. I’ve received dozens of parent emails...
Tips to Stretch Kids’ Self-Control

Tips to Stretch Kids’ Self-Control

Tips Stretch Focusing and Self-Control and Boost Kid Resilience    New research shows that children who can pass up a marshmallow are more likely to succeed as adults as well as to thrive. But why? Here’s the secret every teacher and parent should know, and...
100 Movies for Kids and Teens that Nurture Empathy

100 Movies for Kids and Teens that Nurture Empathy

Movies can create fun memories and nurture the habits that boost empathy. And empathy can help our children thrive.  Films can stir our emotions, spark our curiosity, creating lasting memories, and become portals to other worlds. In some cases, a movie can whip our...
9 Ways to Cultivate Courage in Kids to Find Their Hero Within

9 Ways to Cultivate Courage in Kids to Find Their Hero Within

How to cultivate courage for our bubble-wrapped kids so they find strength to face adversity and do the right thing. Empathy Habit #8: MORAL COURAGE Empathy is the miraculous quality that allows us to feel with others, but in order to act on those feelings kids need...