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    11 Children's Books About Bullying, Teasing & Empathy
    Bullying is a serious issue, and reading children's books on the topic can help kids understand it better and have healthier relationships with their peers. Whether your child has been a victim of bullying or a participant in bullying or he just ...
    Erin Dower
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    6 Tips to Talk to Your Kids About Disabilities
    Whether it's a classmate who is on the autism spectrum or a loved one with muscular dystrophy, your child probably has someone in her life with a disability that she might have questions about. No matter what the situation, it's important to be p...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Empathy: Learning to Relate -- Human Style
    Empathy: Learning to Relate -- Human Style Building Blocks Empathy is the ability to project one's own intellect and feelings into another person's life, situation, or experience in order to understand that person better. If one possesses empath...
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    Preschoolers and Moral Development
    Preschoolers and Moral Development One of the keys to your preschooler's moral development is her growing capacity for empathy. As a toddler, your child was extremely egocentric. Whatever your toddler wanted to do she saw as the "right" thing t...
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    How to Teach Empathy
    How to Teach EmpathyThe following excerpt is taken from How to Say It to Your Kids, by Dr. Paul Coleman.Davey and Steve stood in the cafeteria line on their first day at a new school. Steve was a year ahead of Davey. Each had a tray filled with f...
    Paul Coleman, Psy.D.
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    Teaching Empathy
    There are things parents can do to help their self-focused child learn to be empathetic. ...
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    Teach Gifted Children Empathy
    Advanced children often grow impatient with those who aren't as adept as them. Be sure to teach them the lesson of empathy. ...