What is Respect?
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Kids may not ask "What is respect?", but that doesn't mean they know what it means. What is respect is a big concept to grasp. So try this definition of respect for kids, written in terms and with examples of respect for others and respect for self that children can understand.
A definition of respect includes 1) how you feel about someone and 2) how you treat him/her.
Respect is how you feel about someone
Having respect for someone means you think good things about who a person is or how he/she acts. You can have respect for others, and you can have respect for yourself.
Respect is how you treat someone
Showing respect to someone means you act in a way that shows you care about their feelings and well-being.
Showing respect for others include things like not calling people mean names, treating people with courtesy, caring enough about yourself that you don't do things you know can hurt you.
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