12 and Up

Once kids enter the “tween” years, it is best to add their own interests to opportunities to help others. Does your child like to play basketball? Then find a younger kid that could use some pointers. Does your pre-teen love dogs, then seek out opportunities to help an elderly neighbor with a dog that needs to be walked. There ARE ways to engage pre-teens and teens in helping others!

Kindness Kit

“Mom, Mom! That is Allie’s car!” Little Brother couldn’t contain his excitement; he had spotted his babysitter’s car in the parking lot. I looked over to where he pointed, and sure enough, there was her little blue bug. “Mom, get

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Summer of Kindness

As I poured a new version of the pineapple Popsicle mixture into the molds, Little Brother waited patiently with the sticks, ready to place them in the mold. “Mom,” he asked. “Hmm,” I distractedly responded. “Can we made a deal?”

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Acts of Kindness to do on the Sabbath

Sunday Acts of Kindness!

Rushing through the door, *almost* late for church, I realized I forgot to put food in the crockpot for dinner. “Oh, well. Looks like it is breakfast for dinner again.” Getting out the door hangs as a constant challenge we tackle

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Helping Refugees with Your Kids

Big Brother gently pulled on my hand and whispered, “Mom, are they refugees?” Thanksgiving weekend was the first time that we crossed paths with a refugee from Syria. You know how it happened? A man and his son approached us in a

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