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: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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    Teaching Kids Honesty

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    Bring the Civil War to Life!

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