Shannon Philpott

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching

Teaching Children About Being Considerate

Screen shot 2013-03-22 at 7.48.39 AMPublished March 2013: Mom.Me

Teaching Children About Being Considerate
How to help your little one learn compassion

Article Excerpt:

It’s tempting to scold your child for forgetting to say please or thank you, but many parents don’t realize that their children may not have learned considerate behaviors yet. If not, it’s time to give them the opportunity to show off their sweet and caring sides to family and friends. “Providing opportunities for children to learn considerate play are integral to kids learning these behaviors,” says Melody Brooke, family therapist in Richardson, Texas. By modeling considerate behavior and showing your child how to empathize with others, you will be molding his character for the future.

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– Shannon Philpott

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