Preschool

10-15 minutes is all it takes to make an impression on a preschooler! Plan for smaller experiences, shorter acts of kindness, to be key in teaching toddlers and preschoolers to be kind. Not sure where to start? Read books on kindness and go from there!

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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Thanking the Mail Carrier

“Who is someone that visits your house almost every day of the week and knows your name?” Looking around the 1st-grade classroom, the kids gave a mixture of thoughtful and stumped expressions. Nearing the end of my presentation on community

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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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Unplanned Kitchen Kindness

I woke up 30 minutes before the alarm went off a bit puzzled. What woke me up? Listening, I realized I was hearing some clanging from the kitchen. The rest of the family rested quietly in their beds. What was

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