Our children are met with so many confusing messages for them and keeping secrets is one of them. We want our children to know how to keep a secret, how to be loyal to a friend who has entrusted them with a personal thought or feeling. At the same time as adults we know that
Today we asked in regard to loyalty – What if some one was being mean to another student? What would you do? Virtually all students said they would ask them to stop, take the target away from the mean person or tell a teacher. Unfortunately research shows that not to be true. Most children will
Today we asked an interesting question to our students about loyalty in the classroom and their schools. What if you saw someone writing in a library book or on the walls in your school? What would you do? The comments went from telling them to stop it, asking them to stop and then be more
We first learn about loyalty from our family. Our family is the closest relationships we will ever have, and so we can understand that if there is a breakdown in the relationships, a break of loyalty, that we can be affected for a very long time – not knowing who we can trust. Our children
Loyalty is another one of those qualities that we hope that we see in our children, loyal to their family, friends, and teammates – but at the same time loyal to morals, values and ethics that they have been taught by us as parents and teachers. This can be tough for adults and children though.