Ok, so I decided that I didn't want to completely skip today. But, I did want everyone to get a chance to see my Wednesday post, even though it was late going up.
So for today's parenting tip.. how about taking a few minutes to talk to your child [at their language level] about yesterday's quote from Hubert Humphrey? How do they treat the "least of them"?
If they are in elementary school, talk to them about including new kids, left-out-kids, and special needs kids. Talk to them about reaching out to the older folks in their neighborhood, church, synagogue, etc.
If they are in 5th grade or above, talk to them about it as it relates to how they choose or measure their friends or the kids they admire. How do their friends treat the least of them? Do they bully them? Do they help them? Do they ignore them? Do they include them? And on a simpler level encourage them to make get well phone calls to kids out sick for example, or to surprise an elderly neighbor with some homemade brownies they help make.
Image credits: piersdy.wordpress.com, united planet.org, beliefnet.com, takebackyourschools.com, thebradleysblog.blogspot.com
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