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Empathy: Teaching Kids to Value Others

Parenting Today Staff

Child Development Institute

Dec 4, 2017

"While some children are gifted with naturally kind hearts, in most cases kids need to see empathy modeled by the adults around them. It begins with the way parents relate to their children. Parents who show an interest in the things that matter to their kids and respond to emotions in a positive and caring way are teaching the skill of empathy."