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Some virtuous stuff from our contributing writers.

school-bus_bug“V” FOR VIRTUES ON ROUTE K572.

Mr. Scott, a Brooklyn School Bus Driver Teaches ‘Tough’ Kids Virtues
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homer-gun_MORE THAN ‘WISHFUL THINKING’.

Our last video generated a lot of positive feedback. It also prompted one to comment that it is ‘wishful thinking’ to suggest that virtues can solve gun violence in America.
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perfection_EASING THE PRESSURE OF PERFECTION.

Tens of thousands of students started college this month, taking another step higher on the ladder of success. As freshman eager to prove themselves, many will take a tragic fall.
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good_GOOD WITHOUT GOD?

The Pope’s visit to New York was exciting and uplifting. The City’s diverse population was united around his themes of caring, peace, tolerance and respect for the dignity and rights of others.
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Halo boy_bugTHE WHAT, WHY AND HOW OF ‘GOODNESS’.

We all want our children to be good. However, we rarely explain to them WHAT being good means, WHY being good improves their lives, and most importantly, HOW to be good.
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flapper-guns_bugTHE INFLUENCE OF MASS MEDIA ON OUR KIDS.

Ever since the 1920’s when Hollywood seduced young people with glamorous portrayals of flappers and gangsters, the influence of media has been on the rise.
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Box of choices_BUGLET’S HELP OUR KIDS MAKE THE RIGHT CHOICES.

The “V” Channel is developing creative ways to help parents inspire their kids to make the right choices.
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superheroes_bugHOW TO BRING OUT THE SUPERHERO IN OUR KIDS.

Superheroes arouse the imagination and inspire kids. But can our children actually learn from them?
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dave_bugMUCH MORE THAN KIDS’ STUFF.

The word “Awe” is most often used when referring to movie stars, rock and roll legends, and sports heroes.
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hoyt_bugSPRING BREAK AS A TEACHABLE MOMENT.

I sound way too much like a nagging dad lately. You know, lecturing when I should converse.
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michael_bugVIDEO BLOG: MICHAEL AND THE PINEWOOD DERBY.

A mother emails The “V” Channel about how her son learned the virtue of Purposefulness.
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drinking_bugDRUNK ON ST. PATRICK’S DAY.

My teenage son asked me why so many people get drunk on St. Patrick’s Day.
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toilet paper_bugTOILET PAPER BECOMES A TEACHABLE MOMENT.

“T-P-ing?” I asked with a quizzical look. “You know mom, toilet papering someone’s house.”
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women-can-do_bugLET’S START A REVOLUTION!

International Women’s Day is upon us today and we commemorate a meaningful event.
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santas_bugYOU’VE GOTTA CARE!

Since 1947 the charity Toys For Tots has brought joy and priceless smiles to millions of needy children.
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april-fool_bugTRUTHFULNESS (OR AS OUR KIDS SAY, “STRAIGHT UP”)

“April Fool’s Day,” is a fun day—a day that recognizes the human capacity for humor and trickery.
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manningham_bugPATIENCE LEADS TO A SUPER BOWL RINGMario Manningham, wide receiver for the New York Giants, was not having the best year.

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smoking_bugFORGIVENESS… ONLY IN FANTASYLAND?

I thought, “Wow, someone is fine with taking years off their life, just to hold a grudge?”
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Special thanks to The Family Virtues Guide, by Linda Kavelin Popov with Dr. Dan Popov Ph.D., and John Kavelin, and The Virtues Project, a global grassroots initiative to inspire the practice of virtues in everyday life.

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