February 2019

Shining the Light on KINDNESS

Kids Light up books Australia

When teaching children about kindness it's helpful to be clear and state what it is and what it looks like, AND what it isn’t! Kindness IS about treating others the way I like to be treated. It is NOT selfish, rude nor does it put people down or hurt people on purpose. Little children can feel strong emotions and yet not really know how to identify those emotions or know what to do about them. Because these emotions are strong their reaction usually matches it, sometimes with a punch or an unkind word! This is where our phrase “Stop, look,...

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