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Teaching Children to Be Empathetic Givers: 5 Tips to Avoid the “Othering” of Need

By Jenny Friedman, Ph.D., author of Doing Good Together To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, public television stations held sweater drives. The idea came from Fred Rogers himself, as a way to encourage giving without promoting an … Continue reading

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Simple Ways to Challenge Entitlement in Kids

By Jenny Friedman, Ph.D., author of Doing Good Together It’s easy to see how a child could act spoiled or entitled in today’s culture. Advertisers spend $17 billion annually targeting children, exposing each child to more than 40,000 advertisements a … Continue reading

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Is “Donors Choose” Right for Our Schools?

By Eric Braun On September 11, 2015, the major television networks—ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX—simultaneously broadcast Think It Up, a celebrity-loaded telethon to raise money for public education in the United States. Put on by the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), … Continue reading

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Be Thankful and Show Gratitude

Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. It can be difficult with the hustle and bustle of the holidays to pause for a moment and reflect on the people and things for … Continue reading

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Take Part in National Family Volunteer Day

By Jenny Friedman, Ph.D., and Jolene Roehlkepartain, authors of Doing Good Together On the Saturday before Thanksgiving, families across the country volunteer in ways that are meaningful and make a difference. This year, National Family Volunteer Day is November 22. … Continue reading

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