Happy World Kindness Day

world kindness day

“Kindness is doing what you can, where you are, with what you have.” -Raktivist

On this World Kindness Day (weekend), plan out a few special activities to share kindness with your world! This can include fun, kid-friendly activities to brighten someone’s day.

acts of kindness

  • Make art or custom cards for a sick or healing family member or friend
  • Bake cookies or muffins for a grandparent or neighbor
  • Write notes with an encouraging message for each student in your kid’s class
  • Send a card to someone who lives far away
  • Ask your kids to write ten things they love about (your family/each other) on a slip of paper and place it in a jar to open on Thanksgiving Day
  • Watch a movie about kindness: Trolls, Up, or Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch
  • Do a favor for someone, help around the house, or help a friend in need
  • Volunteer at or support a nonprofit event in your area
  • Write a thank you note to your favorite teacher(s)
  • Paint inspirational rocks for your garden, to give away, or to leave in a community setting

Share kindness with those around you in whatever way you can. A little bit of sunshine goes a long way!

Rachel Harris Ledet
A New Orleans native and entrepreneurial mom, Rachel maintains a daily balance of running her own marketing firm, 30|90 Marketing, managing her kids’ schedules, and maintaining an active extracurricular life including teaching dance, volunteering, and instructing a digital marketing class at UNO. Rachel lives in Mandeville with her best friend and husband Lenny, daughters Addison and Amelia, stepson Luke, and new baby Tucker. With a growing family and a million balls in the air, Rachel keeps things light by continuously learning, spending time with amazing friends, blogging, finding any route to a concert or outdoor festival, and planning her next getaway with her husband. A sense of humor can get you through almost anything, so she tends to surround herself with fabulous and very funny people.


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