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Raising Compassionate Kiddos

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Raising Compassionate Kiddos

As a parent, I am constantly amazed by how many things are vying for my children's attention. We live in a culture that screams "me first," and it can be a significant challenge to raise children who are people of compassion rather than simply consumers of the culture. For many years, my father served as the COO of a multi-site program for homeless individuals and families. Visiting him at his "office" meant going to the various shelters and spending time with the people he served. My mother faithfully worked alongside him at the program's women's shelter. My parents were and...

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