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The Importance of Modeling Kindness and Empathy

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends A new viral trend has been reported recently in the news: the “New Teacher Challenge.” Parents show their children photos of different people and tell … Continue reading

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Kids Can LEAP into Action to Fight Food Insecurity

By Erik Talkin, author of Lulu and the Hunger Monster Food insecurity (when a family doesn’t always have enough healthy food for the whole month) is a situation that can lead people to feel disempowered. When children are put in … Continue reading

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Letters to the Universe

As the coronavirus pandemic crosses the globe, we are learning that while we may be far apart, we are also deeply connected. In this post, we’d like to invite you and your students and families to write letters to our … Continue reading

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Enter to Win Me and You and the Universe!

This month we are giving away a copy of Me and You and the Universe to three lucky readers. This calming and colorful picture book illustrates how we are all connected and teaches children about universality and connectedness and fosters an … Continue reading

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Helping Children Practice Empathy

By Molly Breen Every day we engage in activities that require an assumed social contract or boundary: we stop (mostly) at stop signs, we wait in line at the supermarket, we allow people to walk out of the door before … Continue reading

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