5 things you can do today to help siblings show kindness to each other

For this post I went to my Facebook community and asked them what they most wanted to talk about. The topic that came up the most? Siblings & Kindness. Several situations presented - young siblings who need to show more empathy to each other, sisters who show kindness and compassion to everyone else but once … Continue reading 5 things you can do today to help siblings show kindness to each other

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10 Ways to Get Youth Involved in your Service Projects

Hello! Welcome to the Project Stella Resources Blog. This post comes from a webinar (watch here on YouTube) I did for community partners who want to get youth involved in their service projects for Make a Difference Day. But I found these tips are very useful for our Schools that Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness … Continue reading 10 Ways to Get Youth Involved in your Service Projects

5 Easy Ways to find Volunteer Opportunities for Kids

Hello! Welcome to Project Stella Resources!   In April,  there is Global Youth Service Day, September is Hunger Action Month and in November we recognize Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.  These are times during the year that we can focus on getting kids involved in service and volunteer projects. But... a common question I get … Continue reading 5 Easy Ways to find Volunteer Opportunities for Kids

PROJECT STELLA RESOURCES SEEKING NOMINATIONS FOR UPCOMING BOOK – ’52 KIDS WHO R.O.C.K. EVERY DAY: INSPIRING STORIES OF YOUNG PEOPLE WHO RADIATE OUTRAGEOUS COMPASSION & KINDNESS’

Hello! Welcome to our Project Stella Resources Blog!   In this post, I am sharing the Press Release we submitted for seeking nominations for our new book, 52 Kids who R.O.C.K. Every Day: Inspiring stories of young people who Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness. Nominations were due January 25, 2019. BONUS: And as a "Thank You" … Continue reading PROJECT STELLA RESOURCES SEEKING NOMINATIONS FOR UPCOMING BOOK – ’52 KIDS WHO R.O.C.K. EVERY DAY: INSPIRING STORIES OF YOUNG PEOPLE WHO RADIATE OUTRAGEOUS COMPASSION & KINDNESS’

5 Ways Volunteering helps Reduce a Teen’s Anxiety

Hello! Welcome to our Project Stella Resources Blog!   I remember having my first "bad" thoughts when I was ten years old. Thoughts of worthlessness, crazy sadness, and that things would just be better if I wasn't around. I remember sitting in my bedroom with my door closed and wondering how I got to where I … Continue reading 5 Ways Volunteering helps Reduce a Teen’s Anxiety

7 Ways to fit Service in your Family’s Busy Schedule

Hello! Welcome to our Project Stella Blog! I was talking to my mom on the phone the other day when she said, "you should teach families with busy schedules how to do service without it creating more to do." My mom has a really good point (she usually does). I remember growing up with three … Continue reading 7 Ways to fit Service in your Family’s Busy Schedule

12 Inspiring Movies for your child to watch on break

The following is a list of 12 movies and documentaries that are recommended to inspire children and teens.  Some inspire acts of kindness while others inspire you to be yourself - even when faced with challenges and adversity. As with any of my recommendations, I strongly encourage parents to view the films for themselves first. … Continue reading 12 Inspiring Movies for your child to watch on break

50 Books your Child should read before turning 8, part 4 – Friendship & Family

This is Part Four of a Six Part Series on the 50 Books Every Child Should Read Before they Turn 8. All of these books teach valuable life lessons on: Responsibility Perseverance Family & Friends Courage Exploration & Discovery Kindness And, as a gift to you, I have a Self-Care for Teachers Journal that you can … Continue reading 50 Books your Child should read before turning 8, part 4 – Friendship & Family

25 items to have in your home or classroom to inspire kids to Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness

Hello! Welcome to our Project Stella Resources Blog!  Encouraging kids to be kind to one another takes some thought. You can only repeat "be nice" a couple of times before kids tune it out.  But, you can have reminders present in other ways that keep the message in front of them. In this post, I … Continue reading 25 items to have in your home or classroom to inspire kids to Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness

5 Activities to do during Winter Break that encourages kids to do acts of kindness

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.11.1" custom_padding="24.3281px|0px|2px|0px|false|false"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.11.1"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.11.1" parallax="off" parallax_method="on"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.11.1"]Hello! Welcome to our Project Stella Blog! Winter Break is Coming!  And with it comes the threat of the two scariest words to come out of my child's mouth - "I'm BORED!" And it doesn't take long - last year, I heard those words spoken within … Continue reading 5 Activities to do during Winter Break that encourages kids to do acts of kindness