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The Benefits of Being Kind

World Kindness Day is coming up on November 13! We love that there’s a special day dedicated to celebrating acts of kindness across the globe but it also brings up the question - shouldn’t we be acting with kindness every day and not just on a special occasion? Our answer - a resounding yes! And if your kids ask “why”, as kids often do, here are some great reasons and benefits of being kind! 

Creative gift giving - outside the box gifting ideas

The holidays are around the corner which means you may be starting to think about Christmas and holiday gift lists. Hunting for that perfect present can be so rewarding, when you bring a great vision to life and find or create something truly unique. It can also be pressure-filled, when you have no ideas or are looking for the person who needs nothing at all. If you’re looking for something a little bit different this holiday season, here are some ideas that will help you be that Elf “not off” the shelf, and give personalized and unique alternatives this year that are sure to delight. 

Activities to foster an attitude of gratitude

With Canadian Thanksgiving being celebrated this weekend, I want to know, how do you foster an attitude of gratitude with your kids? Not only on Thanksgiving but every day? The holiday is a perfect opportunity to bring thanks and gratitude to light and encourage conversations about how, why and for whom we are grateful. But let’s not forget, these are conversation starters and topics perfect for any day!

To get you started, here are some easy ways to help kids give thanks, this weekend and beyond!