Tag: Teaching Kindness

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

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

Summer of Kindness End Boredom

Summer of Kindness Programs

“Mom, I’ve got an idea to help the homeless,” excited, Big Brother rushed into the car. “Yeah, and we were talking and I have some creek cleanup idea,” Little Brother

Is Apathy a Learned Behavior Pennies of Time

Is Apathy a Learned Behavior?

Even from their youngest years, toddlers respond to other children when they are upset, even go so far as to offer their own toys or snacks to help quell distress

Service Birthday Party: Show ‘Em Magic

When the boys turned 7 and 5, they wanted to have a combined birthday party, again, at the nursing home like they did the previous year: Secret “Service” Agent Birthday

Act of Kindness: Helping a Man in Need

While out celebrating a birthday, we noticed a man at a picnic table watching another family eating. He was sitting to the side, watching the family, which, it turns out,