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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 […]

Acts of Kindness Challenge: Day 9

Acts of Kindness Challenge, Day 9: Visit with a neighbor. Today’s act of kindness was inspired by one of my good friends whom I worked with for 11 years! In her honor, I decided to visit with a lonely neighbor of mine. I knocked on her door and asked if she’d […]

Acts of Kindness Challenge: Day 8

Acts of Kindness Challenge, Day 8: Bring more than asked. Today we decided to go above and beyond, and bring more than was asked. To start, my son was in charge of bringing snacks to his classroom. He chose vanilla wafers as his first choice, and since it was his half-birthday, […]

Acts of Kindness Challenge: Day 7

Acts of Kindness Challenge, Day 7: Help a stranger in need. Today I had something else planned, but then I stumbled upon a woman in need. Her car was pulled over on the side of the road and she had two young children in the backseat. I rolled my window down […]