100 Acts of Kindness Project

I love the focus on kindness during the 100 Acts of Kindness Challenge: Here’s a wonderful quote by J. M. Barrie that fits the challenge well: “Always try to be a little kinder than is necessary.” For printing, feel free to download the word art freebie without watermark. If you’d like to share the image online, please use the image with the watermark. Of course, I always appreciate when you link to my post, too. To download word art without watermark, click here, then right click on the image

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I love quotes by Maria Montessori. This quote is perfect any time … and especially perfect for the 100 Acts of Kindness Challenge: “Let us treat them [children], therefore, with all the kindness which we would wish to help to develop in them.” (Dr. Montessori’s Own Handbook) For printing, feel free to download the word art freebie without watermark. If you’d like to share the image online, please use the image with the watermark. Of course, I always appreciate when you link to my post, too. To download word

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My family has participated in the 100 Acts of Kindness Challenge since it started in 2011. We participated as an adult family until this year when we’re able to include 14-month-old Zoey. Even as adults, we used some Montessori principles during our challenge. This year, we’re using even more Montessori principles as we include a toddler. Using Montessori Principles with a Toddler or Preschooler in the 100 Acts of Kindness Challenge Montessori principles are probably most commonly associated with toddlers and preschoolers, so our 100 Acts of Kindness Challenge

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It’s almost time to begin the 5th annual 100 Acts of Kindness Challenge! Yay! 100 Acts of Kindness Challenge Kristina from Toddler Approved organizes 100 Acts of Kindness weekly challenges each year from Martin Luther King Day to Valentine’s Day. Megan from Coffee Cups and Crayons is co-hosting 100 Acts of Kindness again this year. You can get a free 100 Acts of Kindness for Kids printable at Coffee Cups and Crayons. You’ll find LOTS of great ideas on it! You can get a free 100 Acts of Kindness

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It’s International Random Acts of Kindness Week! Not only that but the 100 Acts of Kindness focus this week is on doing kindness around the world. I published a post before on the importance of being kind online. This is definitely a great week to make an extra effort to always be kind online. Here’s a new “Be Kind Online” word art freebie: To download word art (without watermark), click here, then right click on the image and choose “Save Picture As . . .” Here’s a “Be Kind

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This is the second week of the 2014 100 Acts of Kindness Project hosted by Kristina from Toddler Approved and Megan from Coffee Cups and Crayons. This week, the focus is on spreading kindness in our communities. My family’s 100 Acts of Kindness Project fits perfectly with this week’s focus. My kids, kids-in-law, and I are focusing throughout the challenge on being extra kind to everyone we meet in our daily life. My daughter, Christina, and I have an added focus of spreading positive body-image messages through Operation Beautiful.

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If you saw my post last week, you know that my daughter and I are combining Operation Beautiful and 100 Acts of Kindness Project. We’re spreading kindness and trying to help change females’ negative body-image messages to positive body-image messages. Blogger and author Caitlin Boyle’s Operation Beautiful book site says this about the start of Operation Beautiful: “Tired of watching women pick themselves apart in front of the mirror, blogger Caitlin Boyle scribbled a note on a Post-it: “YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL!” and slapped it on the mirror of a

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I’m excited that it’s almost time to begin the 4th annual 100 Acts of Kindness Project! 100 Acts of Kindness Project Kristina from Toddler Approved organizes 100 Acts of Kindness weekly challenges each year from Martin Luther King Day to the Kindness Celebration on Valentine’s Day. This year, Megan from Coffee Cups and Crayons is joining Kristina in hosting the 100 Acts of Kindness Project. My family has participated in the 100 Acts of Kindness Project since it started. My kids, kids-in-law, and I all work to place an

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It’s time for the 100 Acts of Kindness Project through Toddler Approved! The project starts each year on Martin Luther King Day and ends on Valentine’s Day. You can start at any time, though. And the 100 Acts of Kindness Project isn’t just for parents with young children. My family has participated on some level each year, and my kids are adults now. The world needs some extra kindness, and this project is a wonderful reminder to be kinder to the people and world around us. There are weekly

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It’s always a good time to “try a little kindness,” but this is an especially good time. The 100 Acts of Kindness Project, which can be varied for any age group, lasts from Martin Luther King Day to Valentine’s Day. If you want to start now, you don’t have to actually do 100 acts of kindness, although it’s possible to do 100 acts of kindness in a day if you really work at it! But the 100 Acts of Kindness Project is a great way to remind yourself to

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I’ve had kindness on my mind a lot lately. In honor of Project Smile and the concepts of random kindness and senseless acts of beauty, my family and I have been participating in the 100 Acts of Kindness Project between Martin Luther King Day and Valentine’s Day. If you’d like to participate (and it works with any age group or entire families), it’s not too late to start. You can do 100 acts of kindness in a shorter period (like the amazingly moving post by Robyn, who with her family completed

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