Make a Difference | Join the #KindPoppyProject

Make a Difference | Join the #KindPoppyProject

The past week has been a challenging one for many. As we have discussed here on the site, and in Raising Poppies, gifted children feel more. These children have big emotions and they are in-tune with the world around them. Many poppies are empaths; they can feel the...
Spooky Spider Candy Stuffed Cupcakes

Spooky Spider Candy Stuffed Cupcakes

We love spreading random acts of kindness during the holidays, and have shared ways to help others raise kind kids before, and this year, I’m trying to be intentional about helping the kids perform acts of kindness all year long.     Halloween is a great excuse to...
Start School Like a Champion | Spread a Love of Reading

Start School Like a Champion | Spread a Love of Reading

We’re proud to be working to share about this opportunity through a campaign with Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company, Kellogg Company, J.M. Smucker Company, and The HERSHEY’S Company. All opinions are mine alone. #StartSchoolLikeAChampion...
Random Acts of Kindness for Kids

Random Acts of Kindness for Kids

We all want to raise our children to be kind, generous adults. As a parent, there are so many things we can do to help ensure that happens.     One way is to teach random acts of kindness. Whether it’s helping a stranger load her groceries on the conveyor belt...
Random Acts of Kindness: An Advent Tradition

Random Acts of Kindness: An Advent Tradition

For years, I read all sorts of posts, articles, and status updates about the random acts of kindness people were planning or doing during the holiday season. I started pinning them to my Random Acts of Kindness Pinterest board so I had great ideas at my fingertips. A...
Give Extra to a Special VIP in Your Life This Holiday Season

Give Extra to a Special VIP in Your Life This Holiday Season

Since teaching our kids about appreciating others is so important to my husband and me {especially those who give extra to everyone around them}, I was thrilled to be chosen for a special compensated opportunity by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All...
Teaching Kids to Help Others

Teaching Kids to Help Others

This is a guest post by my friend Angela from Homeschool Innovation. Children are natural born helpers. From the time they are very small they are watching everything we do, and they want to be like us. Think of your baby in the high chair learning to eat on her own....
The Ultimate Guide to Random Acts of Kindness

The Ultimate Guide to Random Acts of Kindness

  Advent is upon us, and there are all sorts of fabulous ways to celebrate and prepare for the coming of our Savior. Like past years, we’ll light our Advent wreath each night and reflect on the mysteries of the season, count down to Christmas with Logan’s, Molly’s,...