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6 Ways to Teach Kids to Be Kind

The best thing you can do to make the world a better place is to create a culture of kindness in your own home. Consider these ways to show your children why the Golden Rule rules.

7 Ways to Fix Your Child’s Unkind Behavior

On the road to altruism, there are sure to be speed bumps. Here’s how to correct not-so-nice behavior when you see it.

7 Random Acts of Kindness Ideas for Kids

Kindness is a superpower kids can choose every day. Flag these inspiring ideas to prepare for Random Acts of Kindness Day 2021 on Wednesday, February 17.

10 Ways to Raise a Compassionate Child, According to Experts

In a time when heartbreaking news headlines and polarizing posts clog our social media feeds, it's never been more important to raise a child who is aware of and kind to others. Here's how to start.

4 Kid Milestones That Help Them Become Kinder Adults

Developmental experts explain how children learn to be kind from preschool to grade school, and offer ways parents can encourage their budding caring qualities.

Good Behavior Games for Preschoolers

Tired of nagging your child to do the right thing? Skip the lecture! Instead, add these super-fun ways to teach honesty, responsibility, compassion, patience, and more to your parenthood playbook. (We promise she won't even notice the lesson.)

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Meditation for Kids: A Beginner's Guide

Meditation can help kids read and respond to internal signals of stress before their developing brains and bodies give in to a full-blown tantrum. The key is intuiting what your child needs to come back into balance and giving him or her the tools to practice.

6 Pediatrician-Recommended Tips for Getting Kids to Cooperate

I’m a pediatrician, so getting kids to follow directions is a big part of my job. Here are my top six strategies.