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Teaching kids to care : nurturing character and compassion

Author: Bettie B Youngs
Publisher: Charlottesville, VA : Hampton Roads Pub. Co., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Teaching Kids to Care, the award-winning Kids Korps founders present parents with unique methods and concepts that cultivate caring and compassion in children. By focusing on the five caring 'Touchstones, ' they offer parents ways to surround their children with actions and messages designed to strengthen character, build self-esteem, and develop inner contentment"--Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bettie B Youngs
ISBN: 9781571745484 1571745483
OCLC Number: 141855588
Description: 212 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: "Caring kids": a necessity for today's times. Are we raising caring and compassionate kids? --
Why caring matters in the development of our children: developing selfhood --
Conquering the obstacles of healthy development. The five essential touchstones: an overview --
The touchstone of interdependence: are we raising kids who can depend on each other? --
The touchstone of connection: the importance of blending, bonding, and belonging --
The touchstone of perspective: how does your child see his life and the world around him? --
The touchstone of gratitude: instilling the all-important "attitude of gratitude" in your child --
The touchstone of inspiration: helping children live life with passion! --
Making a difference. Inspiring testimonials from Kids Korps USA experiences --
Kids Korps USA: more than a decade of teaching kids to care --
Creating a "caring epidemic" in your community: be the difference, make the difference --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Bettie B. Youngs [and others].
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"In Teaching Kids to Care, the award-winning Kids Korps founders present parents with unique methods and concepts that cultivate caring and compassion in children. By focusing on the five caring 'Touchstones, ' they offer parents ways to surround their children with actions and messages designed to strengthen character, build self-esteem, and develop inner contentment"--Provided by publisher.

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