Future skills: How to teach kids empathy, kindness and patience

2019-02-18 15:04

We’re launching an exciting new series called Future Skills for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Which skills do our children need to master now for when "the robots take over"? (They won't, not entirely, but bear with us!)

WATCH: These pre-schoolers are starting their days the right way

2018-11-15 13:42

A simple lesson in kindness from a class of 4-year-olds to make your day.

How compassion can help pregnant moms triumph over toxic childhood trauma

2018-04-09 14:45

New research shows that when mothers who have experienced childhood trauma feel supported by the people around them – such as therapists, physicians, friends and neighbours – their risk of pregnancy complications reduces substantially.

5 reasons why being kind makes your child feel good – according to science

2018-02-28 11:40

Research has shown that spending extra money on other people may be more powerful in increasing happiness than spending it on yourself.


Woman gives away her wedding venue worth over R170 000 to couple who couldn't afford their own

2019-03-15 18:46

This woman gave away her wedding venue to total strangers on Facebook, and we can't get over her generosity.

The CEO grants 10 of his employees' wishes each year instead of giving them year-end bonuses

2019-02-16 17:30

Robert Glazer, CEO of Acceleration Partners, said granting employees' wishes is more valuable than a cash bonus.

WATCH: 3 simple experiments to teach your kids kindness

2018-11-01 12:21

To quote Dumbledore, "Words are, in my not so humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic, capable of both inflicting injury and remedying it." And we believe that too. So we've put together 3 ways to show kids (and grown-ups too) that the words we use matter. They can break and they can heal, it's often the difference between being cruel or kind. And it's cool to be kind!

These 6 things may help preventing bullying

2018-02-28 15:04

Today is Pink Shirt Day, commemorated annually to raise awareness about bullying. Here are 6 ways parents and caregivers can create safe spaces in the classroom and at home.

How to talk to your kids about this crazy little thing called love

2018-02-13 17:17

It's okay to let your kids believe in and celebrate love, because it's not all gross smooches and icky cooties, and it's certainly more than just Bugs Bunny's heart literally beating out of his chest, in their favourite cartoons.

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