Character Education

Helping children learn values that will help them become good citizens. Ideas from the Character Essentials curriculum from Kiddie Academy.

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How to Teach Your Kids Gratitude
11/19/2021

It is the season of giving, which is the perfect time of year to cultivate an attitude of gratitude with your child. Participating in thanksgiving teaches children how to think selflessly, and express thanks for all they have. Spending intentional time with your child to express gratitude will enhance their…

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Xavier Riddle’s Halloween Heroes Costume Ideas for Cool Kids (with Busy Parents)
10/29/2021

This post originally appeared on the Xavier Riddle blog. Easy Halloween Costumes for the Whole Family Still looking for Halloween costume inspiration? Look no further! Our partners at the popular PBS Kids TV show, “Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum,” have a Halloween treat for you. The Xavier team worked…

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Preparing Children to Live in a Social Media-Centric World 
12/17/2020

It’s almost impossible for children to grow up these days without having exposure to and experience with social media. The world of social media is a tricky place for anyone, let alone children. Not everything about it is bad. Used properly, it’s a great way to interact with friends and…

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Holiday Give-back Ideas in the Time of COVID-19
12/02/2020

This year has been a trying one. Many of us have endured innumerable hardships, and now what is typically a joyous holiday season filled with family and friends will likely be spent keeping one another safe by staying distant. There’s no way to sugarcoat it. The holidays will be different…

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We Are Responsible
06/03/2020

Special guest post by Maria Dontas, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility [caption id="attachment_12352" align="alignnone" width="5380"] There's me on the right! [/caption] The Importance of Being Responsible Being responsible means being dependable, keeping promises, and honoring your commitments. When one is responsible, one shows independence and diligence when carrying out tasks…

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