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5 Ways Animals Can Teach Kids Kindness

Why is it that when my kids are on their worst behavior—fighting, name-calling, or worse—it’s our dog Lucie who knows exactly how to nice up the mood? With a gentle nudge or a playful hop on the bed, the energy is diffused, and instead of an impending hair-pulling session, the kids are stroking her fur instead.

Bring out compassion in your kids

Could it be that the key to world peace can be unlocked by animals? Here are a few ideas to steer your pack in the right direction.