“Gentleness is moving wisely, touching softly, holding carefully, speaking quietly and thinking kindly. When you feel mad or hurt, use your self-control. Instead of harming someone, talk things out peacefully. You are making the world a safer, gentler place.” The Family Virtues Guide The above definition can be used as a conversation guide to help children understand more about the practice of gentleness in their everyday life. An example of such conversation is given below. Practical demonstrations and role playing can also be integrated into the conversation.