How Do You Teach Kids About Giving?

How Do You Teach Kids About Giving?

Sometimes I want my stuff and sharing it makes me feel bad.” This is a great time to ask them, “Why is giving good for us?” Explain what it does for happiness for themselves and everyone around them.

Does Taking Pleasure in Giving to Others Make Us Selfish?

Does Taking Pleasure in Giving to Others Make Us Selfish?

Economist James Andreoni, who coined the term, claimed that the glow of giving makes acts of generosity ultimately selfish: If giving feels good, how generous can it really be? In other words: Feel free to bask in the warm glow of gift giving this holiday.