Parents: Start by sharing, not by asking

Empathy 101: Parents: Start by sharing, not by asking. Children & Youth social entrepreneur social entrepreneurship teaching education ashoka citizen sector roots of empathy seeds of empathy

Empathy is something we can intentionally cultivate, not teach directly, says Ashoka Fellow Mary Gordon, Founder of Roots of Empathy. For parents, that begins with sharing your own feelings and experiences, which grows with children’s emotional literacy.


Part 2 of our series on Empathy 101 (view more below)