Awhile back I discovered a movement called I Like Giving. It’s a website whose only goal is to inspire people to make the world a more generous place through everyday actions; to look at what people around us need and what we have to give them.
My kids have seen me pay for stranger’s groceries and cut the neighbors lawn when they were out of town. We frequently have conversations about showing others kindness, even when it does not directly benefit ourselves.
This summer, Songbird decided to give away her most prized possession.
Do as I do, not as I say. Modeling generosity as a parent is essential to growing kids who will also look for opportunities to use their time, talents and belongings to bless others.
When you’re 5 years old, you don’t own much — but we all have something to give.
Hair was donated Children With Hair Loss.