Impressions on Children

Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression. ~Dr. Haim Ginott

Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get. ~H. Jackson Brown Jr.

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Here are some fantastic one-page articles about teaching and encouraging kindness in children, even when they’re still toddlers. It’s really never too early to begin. May peace prevail. Namaste. Gina

8 Ways to teach kindness to toddlers and preschoolers, by Tabitha Studer at WhatToExpect.com
Kids and kindness: Can you teach compassion? by Holly Bennett at TodaysParent.com
Teaching Children Respect in 5 Minutes or Less, by Julie Hunt at SmartKids101.com

15 thoughts on “Impressions on Children

  1. Gina, both our children were raised on the child-rearing philosophy of Haim Ginott so it was good to see that quote by him. Loved the quote and post, thank you.

  2. I love children! Sometimes even better than adults, they are so much more free and open, not yet so socialized into this world, still keeping in them that memory of a world beyond this, where nothing exists but Love. Thank you for this lovely post! :-)

    • Hello lovely Line! Your comment reminds me of a favorite quote: “I love these little people and it is not a slight thing when they, who are so fresh from God, love us.” ~Charles Dickens. Children are amazing! May we all endeavor to make the ‘best impressions’ on them! hugs, Gina

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