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A few Friday thoughts

This week my daughter came home with her weekly homework folder and the new assignment to complete an Acts of Kindness calendar. Each day she is supposed to choose one act of kindness and log what she did on her calendar. She was given a list of 100 different kid ideas ranging from: holding the door open for someone, picking up litter, telling a joke, or volunteering in a soup kitchen. At first, I thought this “homework” was a little odd. Definitely different from … Continue Reading »


Be Kind

“Be Kind.” Those are the words I wrote on our kitchen chalkboard the other morning. Originally, the purpose of those words were meant to remind my girls to be kind—they really struggle throughout the day to share, be polite, show self-control, be gentle and not whine. I’m guessing most 2 and 4-year-old sisters struggle with this throughout their days. But anyways, in my mind, my girls really need to work on their kindness and sometimes ugly moments. Yesterday morning, I saw an ugly moment … Continue Reading »