There are many ways parents can encourage emotionally intelligent behavior in their children. Check out this guide to resources for learning more about character development.
Check out this list of favorite books for Black History Month (and anytime!) from Reading Rockets. Some describe different histories while others show the joys and challenges that are shared by all children as they learn and grow.
The holiday season is a great time of year to teach your child the joys of sharing and gift giving. While children often think of holidays as opportunities to receive gifts, they can also be times to help cultivate their gratefulness and kindness towards others. You can make this even more fun by spending time with your child making personal gifts for their friends, family, and teachers. This helps to reinforce the idea that gift giving is not about spending money on someone, but instead it is about taking time to show someone how much you care about them.