In this guest post over at My Little Poppies, you'll find fresh service ideas and an important message: academic success and kindness are not mutually exclusive (despite popular opinion).
This week we bring you a guest post from Caitlin Fitzpatrick Curley, a school psychologist, mom to three amazing children, and an unexpected homeschooler who writes at My Little Poppies.
Kids – and adults too – face difficult situations more boldly if they've thought through their responses ahead of time. To this end we've compiled the list below to get your family started.
Finding our tribe is good for our health. It's good for our jobs. It helps us live longer. But do our tribes limit our social experiences? We need to intentionally throw open the gates to new friendships and new social experiences if we’re going to expand our cultural boundaries and unlearn the prejudice that's unraveling our country.
Together, if we share our big-hearted stories, we can transform the tone of public conversation. Ultimately, we can change the world!
Broadening our focus from our own family's back-to-school experience to that of our community tends to calm my children's nervousness, from preschool to middle school and hopefully beyond.
Amid all the fanfare, are we helping our children understand the meaning behind the patriotic decorations?
Did you know our big-hearted toolsare perfect for grandparents and grandchildren? Doing good with grandchildren makes lasting memories and builds close bonds as family members work together on issues they care about.
Nurturing emotional intelligence, often referred to as EQ, is a key step in raising a compassionate child.
Enjoy our NEW printable summer bucket list, along with several tips to make the most of your family's free time this summer.