Melissa Corkhill

By Melissa Corkhill

24th February 2017

Kindness is an under-rated virtue. Here are three ways to raise children who are compassionate and care about others

Melissa Corkhill

By Melissa Corkhill

24th February 2017

Melissa Corkhill

By Melissa Corkhill

24th February 2017

RAISE A COMPASSIONATE SON Here is a 10 step plan to help combat the culture of violence and raise a compassionate son.

ENCOURAGE NURTURE THROUGH ANIMALS We all hope to raise children who are aware of others and the world around them. Children are drawn to the natural world, a biological tendency called biophillia. We’ve all seen the way in which children, unhindered by adult influence, will naturally run towards animals. Here’s how to enhance nurture through contact with animals.

ALTERNATIVES TO PUNISHMENT Many of us don’t feel comfortable using punishment with our children, but we don’t know what to do instead. We feel we have to punish bad behaviour to ensure it doesn’t happen again, and to teach our kids a lesson. Without punishment, how will they learn right from wrong? The good news is that children can and do learn how to become kind, responsible, and socially acceptable without using punitive measures, by using these respectful alternatives

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