… sometimes, in the midst of this darkness, it becomes all too easy to forget about the other side of the coin—the side that suffuses many of our lives on a regular basis. The side that shines a light on humanity. Goodness. Compassion.
… model the virtues of kindness and empathy…
It may sound like a daunting task, but there is one time-tested way to impart these powerful lessons to your children, and it is actually not challenging at all. To the contrary, it is quite simple: read to your kids. Read every day. Flood their story times with books about acceptance and empathy..
Why not start today to “be the change” by sharing GRANDFATHER GANDHI and, while you’re at it, enjoy this ReaderKidZ interview with author Bethany Hegedus. (She’ll be participating in the Books for a Better World chat on 9/1–the day after her and Arun Gandhi’s followup book, Be the Change: A Grandfather Gandhi Story launches!)