Contribution from freelance writer Jenny Holt.
Being kind to others is an essential life skill which all parents should teach their children. It’s important not to forget animals though – they are just as deserving of kindness and respect as people. Having an animal in the family can be great fun for children, and really helps to develop their ability to care and empathize. However, it is essential to make sure both children and pets are taught some basic ground rules, so that everyone feels comfortable and stays safe. [Read more…]