Author Archives: Jeanne Blandford

How caring for a pet can teach children responsibility and compassion


The benefits of living with a dog or cat are numerous – for adults and kids alike! Here’s how caring for a pet can help make children more responsible and compassionate. How do you teach your child that they are not always the centre of the universe? How can you show them that a life well-lived includes, at times, putting the needs of others above their own?…