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Lifeskill Family Challenge - December - Honesty

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LINK HERE to monthly family challenges for our Lifeskill of the Month - HONESTY

Let us know what HONESTY activity your family completed and how it went by emailing Ms. Jones at jonesjl@mitchell.k12.in.us or posting your activities as a comment on our Facebook page @BEBluejackets for a chance to win a gift card to a local business.

This month we’re talking about Honesty! The dictionary defines it as: “fairness and straightforwardness of conduct; adherence to the facts.” The definition we are using at Burris is:

Honesty: living truthfully in your words and actions and thoughts!

Honesty is more than just truth-telling! It is about living a life that is thoughtful and clear about what we believe is good and just. It’s about making sure that what we think is kind and worthwhile lines up with what we say and what we do. Over the course of the month, we will talk about people from Albert Einstein to Virginia Woolf who lived the idea of Honesty in inspiring ways. We will talk about the cost of lying and what it does to our body and mind. We will connect how Honesty and Kindness are closely related traits. It’s going to be a powerful time — truly!

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