My daughter has special needs and has a stuffed animal she HAS to sleep with or she doesn’t sleep. She has had it since she was two.
Well, she went to her aunts last night and took it to school in a bag. Long story short she left it on the bus and didn’t realize it until bedtime.read more →
Teachers and parents all over the globe are coming to terms with the new "normal" that is COVID-19 with many children now learning at home. This has disrupted routines and caused anxiety for many families and educators as they struggle with technology, a different timetable and a new way of teaching.
Today we drove to Tulsa to wave to our grandson who had emergency surgery. He was thrilled.read more →
Clay (8) and his brother Owen age 5, helped with coats and blankets for the homeless in Virginia during winter. They put a note with them and place them around for people to find.read more →
As everyone tries to come to grips with the reality that is COVID-19 or Coronavirus, we find ourselves in situations we have never experienced before. These are trying times where people fear for the safety of themselves and their loved ones. My hope is that we find a silver lining by coming together to support, share and care for one another. I truly believe we can find a new sense of community and belonging throughout this pandemic.
We are all experiencing something we never thought we’d live through. It’s causing a huge amount of anxiety for people and we ALL need to be mindful of supporting one another as much as we can. This means trying to focus on the good things and spreading positive vibes during this time of darkness.read more →
After so many bad toilet paper stories, I have a good one to report. Yesterday morning I went to Bakers Delight in Bankstown to get a loaf of bread for my brother. There is an IGA supermarket in a recess opposite. I walked over there to see if they had any toilet rolls as it is now impossible to throw a pack in the trolley with the rest of the weekly shopping, as everyone would know.read more →
At the shops recently I saw a lady wearing an incredible outfit. I had spent over an hour scouring the shops not finding anything I liked. Usually, I would just think to myself ‘oh she looks nice’ but today I decided to tell her!read more →
Book Title: The Happiest Birthday Ever
Author: Stephanie Berger
For Ages: 4-8
Themes: kindness, generosity, love, empathy, compassion, understanding, giving, character, community, emotions
Related learning areas: Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), character education, emotional intelligence
I helped a lady find her car in the shopping center car park. She was walking around and I could see she was looking for something/someone so I asked her. “What are you looking for?” She says to me: “I have lost my car, I can’t find it. I thought it was around here somewhere.” So I asked her what sort of car is it? “Black, a big 4 wheel drive, Honda” she replies.
My daughter and I were pulling out of Walmart and saw a man with a sign asking for money. My daughter asked why I didn’t stop to help. I told her I didn’t have any cash. I started telling her about a 20/20 report I saw one time where a reporter followed a woman that was panhandling back to her brand new Escalade and she admitted to making more money begging than working.read more →
What better way to foster kindness, build character and encourage positive school communities than awesome visuals that students see each and every day. Like anything else we want our kids to learn, positive values need to be constantly reinforced and lived every single day.
Stories of Kindness
- 09 Jul 2020This morning I got a call from my 92-year-old neighbor
- 06 Jul 202010 Week Kindness Challenge for Kids – Week 2
- 30 Jun 2020Four teenage boys at the BMX track
- 26 Jun 2020Airline snacks
- 20 Jun 2020God bless you