Frequently, I hear adults and educators tell kids to be kind. While it is a great sentiment, how do we suggest kids be kind in times they are struggling themselves? For instance, many children have to deal with tough family situations, lack of food and lack of safety. They aren’t…

We all have our own ideas of what we think care is, which is an important premise when it comes to being in relationships with others. If you know about Nel Noddings’ ethic of care theory (1984), you know that caring is more than merely claiming, “I care about you”…


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