Raising a Kind Daughter – by Kari Kubiszyn Kampakis

Nice to know that there are still some kind girls out there. We hear so much about the mean girls (and boys) which has become a problem in our schools it is refreshing to read about a truly kind girl.

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Raising a Kind Daughter - by  Kari Kubiszyn KampakisWhen my daughter Ella was in fourth grade, she got in the car one day after school and announced her plan to run for student council.

At her school each class has a representative, and I was thrilled she planned to put her name in the hat. Even if she didn’t win, it would be a good experience.

She told me almost every girl in her class was running, as well as one or two boys. As kindly as possible, I mentioned the boys might have an advantage since the girl votes could be split, as that can happen in elections. I told Ella I was proud of her for putting herself out there, and that she’d make a great representative if elected.

The next day after school, Ella mentioned a dilemma she and her friend Annie had “figured out.” On Friday all candidates had to give a speech. Since…

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