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Great Quotes for Kids About Optimism and Positive Thinking

Optimism is the way you see and think about what is happening around you and to you. It is looking for the good in each situation. It is expecting things to go well.  It is thinking good thoughts even when things are going bad. It is having hope and faith. It is believing that you…

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Some Good Quotes (SGQ)! – A Cure for the Quarantine Blues!

You and/or your parents may have watched some of the new video series Some Good News.  It was created during quarantine by actor John Krasinski.  It focuses on all the good stuff people are doing during the COVID-19 pandemic to make the world a better place.  If you have not already seen it, you should…

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12 Year Old Ross Salvo – How to Live an Awesome ‘Rossome’ Life!

Ross Salvo, a 12-year-old boy from Newtown, CT, was a very special human being!  He was special in the way he lived, in the way he served, in the way he cared about others and in the way he overcame challenges. In short, Ross was simply awesome ROSSome! ROSS’s EARLY DAYS Ross was a twin and…

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100+ Incredible Role Models and Stories for Kids About Grit. And 100's of Quotes Too!

Grit and perseverance are the ability to strive for your goals despite the difficulty. And they may be one of the most important things that you can develop! Research has shown that sticking with your goals, even when things get very difficult, is key to success. If you look at people who have accomplished a lot, chances are…

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Jake Olson – A Young Man Loses His Sight, But Finds His Way

When he was 9 years old, cancer forced the removal of Jake Olson’s left eye. After that, he overcame the return of cancer eight times…but the ninth time proved too much and his right eye also had to be removed. But Jake’s courage and optimism in the face of potential blindness has always been extraordinary. He always loved…

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Great Confidence Quotes for Kids!

It’s not always easy being a kid! There are lot of new challenges that you face every day. Like raising your hand in class or making new friends. No matter how old you are, one thing that will help is confidence! So, what is confidence all about? Confidence is believing in yourself. It’s about not doubting your…

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Isaiah Austin and Owen Gray – Bound by Courage, Purpose and Attitude

Isaiah Austin, one of college basketball’s top players, and Owen Gray, a 13 year old basketball player from Texas, have an unlikely bond. Not only do they share a love of basketball, but they recently learned that they both share the same medical condition, Marfan Syndrome, a genetic disorder that affects about 1 in 5,000 people. Since Marfan…

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Anne Frank – The Ultimate Spirit of Courage and Hope

In many ways, Anne Frank was a typical teenager – she went to movies and for ice cream with friends, she got good grades except in math, and she liked boys. And in one other very significant way, she was a typical teenage girl……..she kept a diary. However, the diary Anne kept was anything but typical. You see,…

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A Tribute to Dear Old Dad……

As we approach the holiday season, we celebrate and remember the importance of family. One of the most significant, special members of a family is a father. Dads serve faithfully in their roles as caregivers, mentors, playmates, providers, advice-givers,  guiding forces………the list goes on and on. In order to honor these incredibly special family leaders, here are some tributes to…

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Adora Svitak – What Adults Can Learn From Kids

Child prodigy Adora Svitak says the world needs “childish” thinking: bold ideas, wild creativity and especially optimism. Kids’ big dreams deserve high expectations, she says, starting with grownups’ willingness to learn from children, not just teach them. A prolific short story writer and blogger since age seven, Adora Svitak (now 12) speaks around the United States…

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