How do you motivate kids to do homework?

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What is the most inspiring video you have seen lately?

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Derek Jeter: Amazing On and Off the Baseball Field

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Derek Jeter is well-known as an outstanding baseball player. But Derek is just as outstanding in another area – community giving. In 1996, Derek founded the Turn 2 Foundation, a group that encourages kids to turn away from bad choices like drugs or gangs and “turn 2” positive, healthy lifestyle choices. In 2009, Derek’s generous,…

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Inspiring Project – Alex's Lemonade Stand

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By holding an Alex’s Lemonade Stand of your own, you can help fight childhood cancer, one cup at a time. Alex’s Lemonade Stand provides a meaningful and fun way to make a difference in the lives of others. As Alex once said, “holding your own Alex’s Lemonade Stand is easy and fun!” It is also…

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Blessings in a Backpack – Feeding Hungry Kids, One Backpack-ful At a Time!

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Stockbroker Stan Curtis realized that there are many kids in America who have food provided to them at school during the week but who have little or no food on the weekends. And so, in 2005, Stan began a wonderful program that helps provide weekend food to kids who need it. His program is called Blessings in…

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Welcome!

By inspiredKiD

Hello Friends, Thanks a lot for checking out the InspireMyKids community….we hope you will find great value here for you and the children in your life and use it repeatedly as a source of dialogue, learning and growth. Whether you seek inspirational stories for your kids, are looking for ways to help your children take…

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The Ultimate Act of Sportsmanship

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Here is an inspiring story of sportmanship, on the field, in women’s college softball. To see the actual events as they unfolded, check out the video taken by one of the players’ moms: Additional Resources: Here is a video about what happened at the game. Here is an article that tells the story. Topics for Discussion:…

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E:60 Power of One

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Here is a video about Adam Bender, an active 8-year-old boy who lives with one leg. Additional Resources: Here is an article about Adam and his amazing story. Topics for Discussion: What would it be like if you had only one leg? How would your life be different? What do you think makes Adam able to be great…

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Randy Pausch's The Last Lecture

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Randy Pausch was a professor at Carnegie Mellon who was asked to give a standard lecture. The lecture was to be one in which he would imagine he was dying and this would be his last chance to speak. However, Randy didn’t have to imagine he was dying – shortly before his lecture, he found out…

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United We Stand, Divided We Fall – Quotes About Unity in America

It is a time of change in America. The world is watching…and lately, it has not been all that pretty of a sight.  But, beneath that change and disruption is something much, much greater than all of the noise.  There are the timeless values of America including freedom, unity, and bravery.  Our list of quotes about…

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Alyssa Carson: Teenage Astronaut in Training Aims to Be Among First Humans on Mars!

When she was just 3 years old, Alyssa Carson took an interest in the planet Mars while watching an episode of the Backyardigans. From that moment, her lifelong passion and curiosity in space began! At a very young age, Alyssa, from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA started to do all things space! Here are some of…

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Great Quotes for Kids About Curiosity!

What is curiosity? Before diving into our quotes for kids about curiosity, let’s first understand what it is all about! Curiosity makes the world what it is today. It is a strong desire to know or learn something. If there weren’t curious people out there would be no clothes, no cars, no medicine, no internet,…

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The Power of Caring – From Police Officers to Godparents!

Police officers have hard jobs. They often put themselves in danger, working odd hours, and rarely receiving thanks for their work protecting the community. And sometimes they receive a lot of criticism. So, it is nice to see when a police officer’s positive actions are celebrated. Such is the case with two police officers who…

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Avani Perez – 11 Year Old Saves Grandparents at Sea!

Avani Perez, an 11 year old boy, is a sixth-grader at Nativity Catholic School in Hollywood, Florida, USA.  He was fishing with his grandparents on their boat off the coast of Southern Florida.  When their anchor became tangled, both grandparents jumped into the Atlantic Ocean to help free it. Shortly after they entered the ocean,…

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Greta Thunberg – Teen Climate Activist Uses Her Asperger’s Gift to Change the World!

Greta Thunberg, a Teen Climate Activist, from Stockholm, Sweden, was just 8 years old when she learned about the science of climate change. She did not understand why so little was being done to protect the world’s environment. By the time she was 11, she decided it was time to make some change herself.  Greta…

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Listen Up! Inspiring Quotes for Kids About Listening

Did you know that listening can be one of the most important things you ever do?  And that it is one of the biggest habits of successful people. IMK’s quotes for kids about listening will help you understand why. But first, how good of a listener are you?     The act of listening…or not listening…can…

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg – A Supreme Inspiration

Ruth Bader Ginsburg spent her life fighting for women to be treated equally.  In doing so, she became an inspiring role model for women and girls around the world. Her passion for women’s rights began when she was young.  She started off her adult life having trouble finding a job.  Even though she was smart,…

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All Female Fire Crew is Making History!

Five female fire crew members from Palm Beach Garden (Florida) Fire Rescue are making history!  For the first time, they were called to serve as a team, which was made up of: Rescue Lieutenant Krystyna Krakowski Fire Medic Kelsey Krzywada Fire Medic Julie Dudley Lt. Monica Marzullo Driver Engineer Sandi Ladewski While there are 12…

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Hunter Leininger – World’s Youngest Adventure Racer Inspires Kids To Chase Their Dreams

Hunter Leininger, from Canton, Georgia, USA has been adventure racing since he was 7 years old.  Now, at age 19, he has set world records, traveled around the globe, and completed over 50 races! And he is now on a mission to inspire other young people to follow their own dreams. Adventure Racing is a…

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