Character Development and Your Child

Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, "Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education." But what is character, and how can you ensure that your child is developing it? Read on to find out.

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    Source: NYU Child Study Center
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    Teach Problem-Solving

    Clinical psychologist Erik Fisher says most first graders understand that they have many choices when deciding how to...

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    Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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    Money Talks: Making Allowance Count

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    Teaching Kids Patience

    Introduction Patience is a virtue that can be instilled in children. Patience teaches children the value of delaying...

    Source: National Association of Social Workers