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Acts of Kindness Challenge: Day 15

Acts of Kindness Challenge, Day 15: Help someone buy gifts. Once again, I feel today may be cheating, because I had a lot of fun and it didn’t cost me a dime! My grandparents get a little overwhelmed at Christmas because they are 80 and 90 years old, and they have […]

Acts of Kindness Challenge: Day 14

Acts of Kindness Challenge, Day 14: Sing carols to seniors. Today’s act of kindness went along with a preschool field trip for my daughter. We went to a senior living community to sing Christmas carols. After the performance (the kids did a great job!), my daughter stayed late to shake hands […]

Acts of Kindness Challenge: Day 13

Acts of Kindness Challenge, Day 13: Hide gift cards at Target. Today’s act of kindness was so much fun!! I took the Act of Kindness cards from my Library Challenge and taped Target gift cards onto them. I also wrote a special holiday note on each one. Then I snuck around […]

Acts of Kindness Challenge: Day 12

Acts of Kindness Challenge, Day 12: Leave $ and notes in library books. First off, let me say – I LOVE LIBRARIES. I love everything about them: the quiet, the sound of people turning pages, the smell of books, even the gentle noise of people typing…all of it! I often retreat […]

Acts of Kindness Challenge: Day 11

Acts of Kindness Challenge, Day 11: Make cards for the sick. Today was another family activity. The kids and I dug out a bunch of card stock and art supplies, and decorated cards for children who are spending the holidays in the hospital. We ended up making ten cards and are […]

Acts of Kindness Challenge: Day 10

Acts of Kindness Challenge, Day 10: Help a teacher. Today I had opportunity to use my talents to help others. Our preschool teachers asked if I would help make Christmas gifts each student could give to their parents. They gave me some canvases the students had put their footprints on, and asked […]