Every year our family does the 12 Days of Christmas. We choose a family that is in need of some added Christmas cheer and we secretly deliver gifts every night before Christmas.As much as I love this tradition, and highly recommend it to your family, I really want to add more giving in simple ways to our Christmas season.
Posts in the "Monthly Make a Difference Challenge" category:
Together we can make a difference for those 160,000 kids that are too scared to go to school every day! Let’s have this month be less about the cards and chocolates and more about the real actions of love and kindness.
October is National Bullying Awareness Month in the USA, so this month’s challenge is to add more kindness in your home and school by challenging your kids to do good!
This month’s Make A Difference Challenge is for each of us as parents is to give that little bit extra, wherever we are in this journey of life: to be a little kinder, a little gentler, a little more understanding.
What kids don’t just love a scavenger hunt? The idea behind this challenge is that instead of collecting objects, everyone will provide an act of service.
When I think about Mother’s Day I also think of all the amazing women who have a mother’s heart but have never had the opportunity to raise their own children. Every mother and woman needs to know that what they do matters and that is the reason for this month’s challenge.
What a wonderful way to spend a spring afternoon this month: giving someone a hand to spruce up their yard and in the meantime building strong and lasting friendships with those around you.
So you think you can change the world? Here’s how an inspiring young boy is going to Kenya to build a school with Free the Children. He’s not a child prodigy; he’s just a kid who wants others to have an education.
With kids, Valentine’s Day can be a bit hectic–getting everyone to sign their cards and attach the goodies. It seems to be a bit overwhelming. However, this exhausting process made me think about what this month should really be about-love.
I really wanted my children to learn about money and saving while they were young and we came up with the Giving Jar.
This month’s challenge is a great way to teach your children to give instead of focusing on what they will get this Christmas. They will enjoy sharing their talents and their gift of giving will be a wonderful way to celebrate the holiday season.
Show our military and veterans that we appreciate them and the sacrifices they give to keep us free. Whether you support what they are doing or not, keep in mind these brave men and women leave their families at home and make the ultimate sacrifice for their country.