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

Top 12 Books Recommendations from Moms who R.O.C.K.

Hello! Welcome to our Project Stella Resources Blog! We recently finished up our Moms who R.O.C.K. (Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness) Conference.  At the end of the conference, during our LIVE Q&A sessions, I asked our presenters for book recommendations they have for personal development and parenting. New here? I have these blog posts to help … Continue reading Top 12 Books Recommendations from Moms who R.O.C.K.

5 Awesome Ways to Appreciate Kids for being Kind and Compassionate to others

Hello! Welcome to our Project Stella Blog! There are SO many benefits to making recognition and appreciation a priority at home, at work, and in the classroom. It creates a more positive environment, keeps people coming back, and serves as an amazing recruitment and publicity tool.  It is one of my quick tips for Service … Continue reading 5 Awesome Ways to Appreciate Kids for being Kind and Compassionate to others

50 Books Your Child Should Read before Turning 8, Part 5 – Courage

This is Part Three 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: Part One: Responsibility Part Two: Perseverance Part Three: Kindness Part Four: Family & Friends Part Five: Courage Part Six: Exploration & Discovery *You can click on … Continue reading 50 Books Your Child Should Read before Turning 8, Part 5 – Courage

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

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

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5 Ideas for Acts of Kindness you Need to do while Traveling for the Holiday Season

[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! It is the Holiday season and many families are preparing to travel. While traveling can be fun and exciting, it can also be pretty tense. It is amazing to see how Acts of Kindness can make a positive difference during … Continue reading 5 Ideas for Acts of Kindness you Need to do while Traveling for the Holiday Season