Blog Category: empathy

March 26, 2014
Have a little empathy (and teach it too) – Part two

I wrote a few weeks ago about the concept of having and teaching empathy. Boy have I had to channel mine in recent […]

March 5, 2014
Have a little empathy (and teach it too)

The easy thing to do when your kids are kicking each other, throwing crayons across the room or refusing to sit still to eat […]

February 12, 2014
Empathy versus Sympathy – What’s the big deal?

With Valentine’s Day a mere 3 days away, I wanted to share a mini-lesson on the difference between something we all carry in […]

November 26, 2013
An Urgent Calling

My blogs are typically planned in advance, thoughtful essays written about topics related to children and teens like handling melt downs, understanding your […]

March 4, 2013
When to WORRY about WORRY

Kids worry…and we parents worry about our kids worrying.   It’s normal for a preschooler to fear separation from his/her mother or to worry […]