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We’re already in the thick of the holiday season. This time of year presents unique challenges when it comes to honoring the tenets of conscious parenting. After all, stockings need to be filled, traditions honored, and gifts given. Before falling into the consumer craziness, consider taking a more conscious approach. How? With these meaningful Christmas gift ideas for kids.

November 29, 2023

Meaningful Christmas Gift Ideas for Kids

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Teaching kids geography can be a fun adventure with innovative map activities for kids. Read on for three creative ideas to get curious kids interested in world map activities.

September 1, 2019

Teaching Kids Geography: 3 World Map Activities for Kids

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Raising good global citizens comes with a parenting paradox: encouraging kids to grow strong wings and deep roots. We want to foster a deep-seated sense of security and strength in our children while still allowing them to fearlessly explore the world. Here are a few thoughts…

July 22, 2019

Raising Good Global Citizens: Roots and Wings

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Winter break comes with many exciting highs: decorating for the holidays, making and eating lots of food, visits with family, and opening presents. But it also involves some serious downtime, especially in the stretch between the 25th and New Year’s Day. How do you keep kiddos happy and entertained once the joy of playing with […]

December 22, 2018

A Fun, Boredom-Free School Break for Multicultural Children

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When we travel, we realize that as humans we share more similarities than differences. There’s also nothing like the holiday season with its messages of “Peace on Earth” and “Good Will Towards All” to get us thinking about how much we have in common. For example, despite rich and diverse cultures and languages, we all […]

December 13, 2018

Travel the World through Christmas Dinner Traditions

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December’s here! It’s officially time to break out the hot cocoa garnished with candy canes, gingerbread cookies, and lighted trees. And for those observing the Elf on the Shelf fever (I somehow have managed to avoid that tradition), the “festive” chaos has already started. Last week, we took a whirlwind tour of the world to […]

December 4, 2018

Around the World with Kids: Celebrating Christmas

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Fostering a family culture of gratitude pays huge dividends, now and later. Studies have shown that gratitude, more than any other characteristic, has the greatest impact on life satisfaction. Gratitude has been linked with an enhanced sense of social protection and support. It’s also a great predictor of optimistic, positive kids as they hit their […]

November 29, 2018

How to Foster a Family Culture of Gratitude

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‘Tis the season for festivity! Christmas receives most of the coverage this time of year. But children celebrate the holiday season differently around the globe. After reading this, you and your multicultural kids may be inspired to add a few new traditions to your own wintertime festivities. Let’s take a whirlwind tour around the world […]

November 27, 2018

Multicultural Kids: Celebrating the Holiday Season Around the Globe

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What does it mean to raise little travelers? It starts with planting seeds of excitement every time we travel near or far. When we water these seeds, they grow into compassion for others and caring for the environment. They blossom into open-minded curiosity and kindness and bear the fruit of resourcefulness, perseverance, and self-awareness. How […]

November 22, 2018

Holiday Gift Ideas for Little Travelers

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500 million people follow Buddhist beliefs making it the fourth largest faith in the world. Based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, a Hindu prince born in 563 B.C.E., Buddhism advocates for nonviolence and kindness. When it comes to Cambodia for kids, there are many multicultural lessons you can teach about Buddhism’s legacy in this […]

November 8, 2018

Cambodia for Kids: Exploring Buddhism’s Legacy

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