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10 Ways To Teach Your Kids Compassion
“Compassion is the basis of morality.”
Compassion enables us to connect to human suffering and act in ways that bring comfort to others. Drawing on our reserves of compassion can help us to be magnanimous, especially when others behave less than positively. Research shows that compassion is learned through many experiences with the world and that children who engage in compassionate activities develop into caring and optimistic adults. A good reason to teach our kids compassion, right? Read on for 10 ways to do just that.