Character Chats

March 8, 2021

How do we take turns and wait for the right time?

A big part of patience is waiting for our time to do something. There are lots of places we have to wait our turn. Waiting your turn is an important part of being a good person. It’s an important part of being a confident person….

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March 1, 2021

How do we show patience?

Patience is not easy, but it’s something that we need because sometimes it takes time to get the things we want in life. Not everything that we want and need always comes right away….

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February 22, 2021

How do we celebrate those showing kindness to us?

There are a lot of people in our lives that show kindness to us. And we want to show appreciation and thanks to them for it….

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February 15, 2021

What happens when we show kindness

What happens when we show kindness for other people? How does it make us feel to show kindness? How does it make other people feel when we show kindness to them?…

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February 8, 2021

Let’s find some opportunities to show kindness

Let’s have a challenge to do 100 acts of kindness. That’s not as hard of a thing as it sounds. An act of kindness doesn’t have to be difficult. It doesn’t have to be hard, and it doesn’t have to cost any money….

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February 1, 2021

What is kindness and how do we show it?

We’re starting off the month of kindness by describing what it is, where we can use it, how we can use it….

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Video: Why Show Initiative
January 25, 2021

Why should I show initiative?

Initiative is doing things without being told. But why show initiative? Let’s break it down by two factors: rewards and consequences….

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Video: What Hold Us Back
January 18, 2021

What holds us back from getting our initiative?

These are some things that hold kids back from showing initiative, including fear, procrastination, and just plain “don’t wanna.”…

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Video: Set a SMART Goal
January 11, 2021

How do we set SMART goals?

We talk a lot about goal setting, and initiative is a really important part of setting goals. Here is what to know about setting SMART goals….

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Video: What Is Initiative?
January 4, 2021

What is initiative?

How do we explain initiative to our kids? Initiative is seeing something and taking care of it before anybody tells you to do it….

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