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    Books to teach children kindness

    Stunning collection of books for children. I think many of these were originally posted on happyyouhappyfamily.com and I’ve included a few others x Stick and Stone – about the power of standing up for others Stand tall, Molly Lou Melon – Shows how kindness is a choice One – Embracing differences Strictly No Elephants – Helps kids think about the ramifications of excluding others and how it makes them feel. I Walk With Vanessa – a story about a simple act of kindness Nerdy Birdy – everyone deserves to be treated with kindness The Big Umbrella – shows how there is always room for including everyone The Smallest Girl In…

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    Mental Health Awareness

    “Monsters dont sleep under your bed… they sleep inside your head” – Unknown There are so many different people in this world… People who think and react completely differently to the same situation. What causes us to react so differently? Is it the assumptions we decide to believe? Is it the way we are brought up? Our insecurities? Previous experiences? Reality and perspective seem to mean something different for everyone. I received a lot of mixed reactions from a post I wrote a few years ago about how depressed I was feeling and how people can be more supportive. The Background I had been fighting with a close friend for…