Why I’m teaching my son to be nice

Is it just me, or has being ‘nice’ become a lost art?

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Source: Nice biscuits, by unknown, Den of Geek, accessed 2 April 2019.
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My Nan and Pop.

We put so much emphasis on learning ABC’s and 123’s… but what about teaching manners, respect and the importance of a simple act of kindness?

Being nice and having strength of character are not mutually exclusive. In fact, I would argue they more often than not go hand-in-hand.

“You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.”

“If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.”

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Source: Debbie Downer from ‘Saturday Night Live’, by unknown, dnainfo, accessed 2 April 2019.

“It’s nice to be important, but it’s important to be nice.”

Chronic over-sharer. Graphic language lover. Aspiring coffee addict. Highly functioning single person. Mum. Animal enthusiast. Don’t like much music post 1989.

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