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Conflict Resolution in the Classroom

A group of children sits together coloring at a table. One child grabs a crayon that another was reaching for. Perhaps it was intentional, perhaps not. What determines the outcome is how the second[...]

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10 Ways to Choose To Be Nice this Summer

All year long students have been learning about Choose To Be Nice in their schools. They've heard about the choice they have in how they react to others and they've been introduced to the nine values[...]

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Choose To Be Nice in Middle School

A friend recently called upset after discovering that her daughter had arranged an outing with her drama club and had actively excluded other students in the program. My friend was distraught that[...]

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Loving Your Family with Kindness

Choosing To Be Nice at Home When we talk about being kind and doing acts of kindness, it’s often in the context of reaching out to strangers. 

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Maintaining Real-World Interactions in a Digital Age

A group of six tweens sits together in a restaurant. Every one of them is staring at a device in their hand that is their doorway into a vast, largely unregulated virtual world. There, they can check[...]

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Choose To Be Nice: Reduce Conflict and Improve Interactions with Others

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What will you choose?

When I tell people the name of our organization, people generally focus on that last word, “nice.”  It resonates with them. We love when people are nice to us. And we like how people respond when[...]

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Gratitude and Kindness, a Combination that Works

There is a corny tradition practiced by many families around Thanksgiving that involves having everyone gathered at the table say something that they’re thankful for. But is it really so corny? Too[...]

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Nice Notes from the Nice Nook

There are so many great things happening with Choose To Be Nice that I can hardly contain myself. I get so excited when I see what our schools are doing, hear from someone about how a Daily Nice[...]

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Choose To Be Nice to Donate 15% of Sales for Hurricane Relief Efforts

They Need Our Help The cleanup efforts have only begun in Florida and there is still so much to do in Texas. Our hearts go out to all the people who have been affected by these hurricanes and[...]

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