While all books can help widen a children’s world, literary fiction also has the power to build their empathy.
In a world where people seem intent on “choosing sides,” empathy can help make society more humane and inclusive. Parents can use some simple approaches
Accepting people’s differences and showing empathy are values we try to teach our kids from an early age. It is essential in today’s day and age to build upon that emotional intelligence as they enter adolescence, by beginning to speak to them about sexual assault, what constitutes consent and understanding boundaries.