4 ways kids can help others this holiday season

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Parents can plant seeds of compassion this holiday season by letting their children care for others. This time of year there are many ways to nurture empathy.

• Have kids help out with holiday planning. A parent hosting a party can ask their child how to make it more enjoyable for the guests.

• Give a deeper understanding of how can they can make a difference through acts of charity. A fun way to introduce children to charity is World Vision Gifts (www.worldvision.ca/gifts). Kids can also carry their own change to donate to charities collecting money in malls and shopping centres.

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Breakfast: tips on how to overcome common breakfast barriers

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Most parents know that breakfast is important, yet some children are leaving for school hungry. New research from Nutella reveals statistics on the breakfast attitudes and habits of Canadian families and opportunities for how to get more breakfast on Canadian tables:

Fact: More than a quarter of Canadian Moms (26.3%) agree that they are too rushed to prepare breakfast for their children weekday mornings before school.

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