Understanding Children’s Right to Water

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  “Access to safe water and sanitation can quickly turn problems into potential–especially for children who are the hope of the future.” Every 2 minutes a child dies from a water-related disease. Just think about that. According to UNICEF, poor sanitation, water and hygiene affect more than just children’s health. Children (particularly girls) often miss…

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Ways to Raise a Caring and Compassionate Child

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    Virtues are qualities that children learn over time and through practice. These include being a caring and compassionate person. There are many ways that parents can raise a caring and compassionate child. Here are some essential tips. Practice what you preach           Children follow what they see and not…

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Simple Acts of Kindness You Can do Every Day

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    Kindness does not only benefit those who receive the act, it also does something positive for those who are being kind.   Endorphins (a feel-good hormone) are produced in your brain when you do deeds of kindness. Kind people also have less than 23 percent of cortisol, a stress hormone, compared to other…

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5 Ways to Spread Love on Valentine’s Day

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  Valentine’s Day is often thought of as sharing love with your special someone. However, Valentine’s day does not need to be just that, it can be a day for everyone. Here are 5 ways to spread love on Valentine’s day to your family, friends, colleagues, and others.   Perform acts of kindness. Spreading love…

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The Benefits of Storytelling With Your Child

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The Amazing power of BooksBooks are more than words on paper, they have the ability to shape our entire lives. Roots and CultureReading with your child helps them to learn about their customs and roots when you tell them historical and traditional stories. Improves their listening skillsAnother great benefit of storytelling is that it helps…

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