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Quotes About Failure for Kids and Students

Failure?  This does not seem like the kind of topic to find on InspireMyKids!  But lets take a deeper look. If you were to study the people who have had the greatest impact on the world, you will find a few things in common.  At IMK, we have focused many of our stories on the habits…

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Martin Luther King, Jr. – A Man with a Dream

Every year in mid-January, America celebrates a holiday in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday. By many counts, Dr. King was just an ordinary man – a husband, a father, and a pastor at his church. But his incredible dedication to a great cause made him also an inspirational world-changer worthy of the highest honor. Throughout his adult life,…

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Aaron Rodgers – Underappreciated, Underdog, Unbelievable

For many years, Aaron Rodgers has been among the top rated quarterbacks in the National Football League. He is also a Super Bowl Champion and MVP. But his success did not come easy. In fact, Rodgers was not even offered a scholarship to play college football. And he almost quit football to study law. His…

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Movies and TV That Build Character!

Below is an excerpt from the article, “How to support kids’ character and life-skills development through media — and parenting.” By Caroline Knorr Common Sense Media – 3/4/2016.  Republished and edited, with permission, by InspireMyKids.com. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said that “the function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think…

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United We Stand, Divided We Fall – Quotes About Unity in America

It is a time of change in America. The world is watching…and lately it has not been all that pretty of a sight. But, beneath that change and disruption is something much, much greater than all of the noise.  There are the timeless values of America including freedom, unity and bravery. In these times of…

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Great Empathy Quotes for Kids and Students

Empathy is trying to understand what another person is feeling.  It is seeing the world through another’s eyes.   It helps people to get along better and to feel better. Having empathy is a key ingredient to becoming the  best person you can be.  You can practice empathy by: listening to someone rather than trying…

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A World of Difference – Great Quotes for Kids About Diversity and Tolerance

Everyday, our classrooms, neighborhoods and communities become more diverse (or different).    People from different countries, cultures, religions and with unique abilities, religions and beliefs continue to spread out around the world.  Different skin colors,  languages, physical abilities and clothes are some of the types of diversity that we experience every day. How we respond to this diversity will…

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Chris Dempsey – The More You Give, The More You Live

Over the years, we have featured many inspiring stories of people who have given their time, talents and money to help others. Chris Dempsey, of Frankfort, Illinois is now one of those people. Chris learned about a woman, Heather Krueger, who had liver disease. Heather had only two months to live. Chris had learned a…

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Quotes about Giving and Generosity for Kids

As Calvin Coolidge once said, “No person was ever honored for what he received. He was honored for what he gave.” Success in life comes does not come from what we have, but from what we give. Giving someone a present is one type of generosity.  But, giving your time, your talents or your friendship can make…

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IMK in Action – How Kids Can Stand Up To Bullying

What’s The Big Deal? In school or at the park, you may have seen or experienced bullying. Bullying is hurting someone either by words or actions. Some feel that bullying is a part of normal growing up. It isn’t! There will always be problems between kids. But bullying is done on purpose and is not right….

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