Recently, I made my children spend a day writing cards and handing them out to strangers in our neighborhood. I’d been wanting to get them involved in a kindness project for a while, and a sponsorship on my blog gave me the nudge I’d needed to make the time. The three of us had a great time, and I’m so glad we made kindness a priority for one day.
Most moms don’t find themselves in a position of being paid for doing good.
Normally, we have to balance random kindness with work, school, household chores, personal care, and maintaining relationships.
Normally, we rely on the unexpected opportunities to do good. We hold doors, carry a grocery bag, or let someone turn left across from us at a green light.
And while those small kindness are important and impactful, they can sometimes feel too small to be seen by the little ones for whom we model good character.
How can we, as busy parents, easily involve our kids in random acts of kindness?
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