Third Grade Students Study “The Golden Rule”

Students Produce Poem from “The Golden Rule” A third grade team of students at Muddy Brook Elementary School in Great Barrington, MA are working on a thoughtful project that relates to kindness and the Golden Rule. It is “to develop a unit of study based on Norman Rockwell’s and living illustrator Jerry Pinkney’s work. The unit…

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Battle Against Bullying for Autistic Son

Battle Against Bullying for Autistic Boy in South Carolina Here is an idea from parents of an autistic boy who has been bullied while in school. Ayden says he has no friends in school and that kids don’t speak to him. His mom’s idea is to surprise him with birthday cards on his birthday which…

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Feeding the Homeless Fast – Phoenix

Feeding the Homeless in No Time! Anything can happen if you have the desire to do it. On Sunday night a group of us arrived in Central Phoenix at 6:45pm. There were homeless people scattered throughout the park and at that time the park was cluttered with debris. It was pretty messy. Approximately six cars…

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Baby Smiles With New Glasses!

Baby Smiles This is a gift. Great video to watch. The baby has lived her life without that sharp clarity that comes through sight! When she puts on the glasses, something great happens. As the baby smiles, you will smile. Look at the baby’s face change as she puts the glasses on. I love it.…

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Inspiring Journey for Underprivileged Kids

These kids got outside of themselves and saw the world – through photography. Many homeless and underprivileged children from Children First Academy in Phoenix, Arizona felt an extreme sense of accomplishment. Professional photographer Karen Shell taught these kids a skill. She shared her love, confidence, compassion and photography skills with these kids. And, you can…

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Wrestler Ben Jackson is Driven By Heart through Cerebral Palsy

Think about what goes through a young person’s mind. Think about the challenges of ‘how to’ accomplish. Now, think about what Ben Jackson has had to overcome. He has spastic cerebral palsy, which is a disorder that results in stiff muscles and awkward movement. Just 20 years old, Ben says, “The world is a terrifying…

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Operation Warm Provides New Coats to Kids in Need

The more we can increase awareness of those in need, the more help can be provided. You never know what will inspire people to act. I would like to mention a giving organization that has been very busy over the last 16 years – particularly the freezing cold winter last year. Operation Warm provides new…

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Karen Shell Inspires Homeless Children

http://traffic.libsyn.com/goodology/GP_019_Karen_Shell_Kids_In_Focus.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSKaren Shell is a professional photographer who has found a way to help the kids see the world around them a different way. She has helped them build confidence! They have been referred to homeless children and disadvantaged. But, we’d prefer not…

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Ripple Kindness Project Founder Lisa Currie

http://traffic.libsyn.com/goodology/GP_009_Lisa_Currie_Ripple_Kindness_Project.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSPositive stories and people helping others are spreading ripples of kindness throughout the world! Lisa Currie founded Ripple Kindness Project in Australia several years ago. With Ripple Kindness you can share your stories of kindness, read stories of kindness and get ideas for…

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Homeless School Kids Visit Fire Department

“You never know when one kind act or word of encouragement will change a life forever.” -Zig Ziglar The teachers are Children First Academy put their heart into their job as much as anyone in the world. And they are putting their heart where it’s needed most. It is reported that 70 percent of the student…

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