4 Practical Ideas on How to Raise Compassionate Children

When our daughter Hailey was 11 she heard about the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina and wanted to help. She found out that kids her age needed backpacks and school supplies, so she quickly organized and collected 30 backpacks to send to New Orleans. Families can help each other grow in awareness of the world’s needs and support each other to engage these needs with compassion. Here are some steps you can take together to raise compassionate children.

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3 Tools to Develop Your Family’s Heart for Social Justice

In order to help children grow in compassion, we can activate their vivid imaginations and give them the tools they need to be empathetic world-changers. Values are formed early in life, and I believe our role as adults is to create experiences that will inspire children to see the world through God’s eyes.

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Where to Find Great Letter-Writing Ideas

A couple of our blogging friends have put together some great topics and sample letters to help all sponsors feel more comfortable in writing to the children they are investing in.

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Being a Compassion Family

Sponsoring these children was initially my idea as a mom, but these relationships have become a family affair – and we’re all better off for it.

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