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What Can We Kindly Do With All That Halloween Candy & Other Fun Stuff

It is no secret that I am a big advocate of Halloween. Adults, kids, parents or not – it’s just a great holiday with a month of spooky, scary and fun nonsense. When I lived in the south I got my first taste of how they do it in the country: guys with REAL chainsaws chasing you past the haunted house into the parking lot to your car (yep, that happened) and hayrides that drop you off in the middle of the woods and leave you there. California, we cannot hold a candle with Knott’s Scary Farm and the Queen […]

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What Does the Infinite Smile Project Charity Do?|In a Difficult World, We Teach & Spread Kindness. Here’s How

Labor Day. Our treasured American holiday that celebrates the American Labor Movement and pays tribute to the workers who have made this country strong, prosperous, and proud to be who we are today. Oh right, and the other minor detail – we get the day off. We love our country and all that it stands for, but like anything else we could use a little bit of work, no? While all our followers are at the beach today we are fast at work at ISP today getting ready for the big September launch of our charity. Today is the perfect […]

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Summer of Kindness #6|Secret Messages of Kindness

In CA we are still have several weeks of summer left and are getting creative on how to keep the kids busy in a positive way. Everyone likes getting secret messages, right? For me, it’s reminiscent of Jr. High when you could send your friends a “candy gram” in class – nothing was more amazing and made your day even brighter by knowing someone was thinking of you. I did our secret messages with a group of preschoolers but even teens could make this one fun with their friends over the summer or once school starts. I know I would […]

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Summer of Kindness Challenge #2: Environmental Edition Growing Beauty from Our Cabinet

My kids are obsessed with picking all the flowers we have in our garden. No matter how many times we let them know we shouldn’t pick the flowers they inevitably show up with a smile handing us their latest selection from the backyard. How do you get mad about that? Our solution: plant their own garden and grow some kindness to pick and give away to make some friends smile. Step 1: Grab some sunflower seeds from the kitchen and find a plot or place your pot in an area with abundant sunlight where they can thrive Step 2: Place […]

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An Introduction to The Infinite Smile Project: Why Are Children the Perfect Ambassadors for Kindness and Love?

  Why do children captivate us so? Old, young, men and women, everyone can think of a time a child spoke words of wisdom to them unintentionally or touched their heart in a way no other human being could. They say the most profound things usually with impeccable timing and extend kindness and warmth with reckless abandon. They have a completely uncomplicated approach to happiness. If they see someone who is unhappy, they strive to fix it. Unlike adults, their solutions are straightforward and concise. Their method to addressing this person’s unhappiness is to give love without ego or hesitation […]

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Gift that Keeps on Giving for Mother’s Day

Hail to the Moms everywhere. If you are one you KNOW you deserve this day. In fact you would argue in the court of logic that you deserve an all-paid vacation to an exotic resort in Tahiti for 2 weeks with cocktails served to you while you enjoy an 8 hour massage from a guy named “Thad”. Don’t pretend you didn’t just daydream about that just now. If you have a Mom but are not a Mom yourself you probably have grown to appreciate her more and more the older you get now that you can see the fruits of […]

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Leave Toys at Your Local Park

Your local or favorite park may be your kids’ (and your) second home, why not make the next trip to the park an extra special one with the Infinite Smile Project wands and play buckets filled with goodies to share with other kids. You will bring smiles with bucket of joy which you can find affordable and sometimes bulk items and toys from the dollar, discount store, Target’s dollar section, Party City or online retailer like Oriental Trading. Here are some things you can place into a bucket with the wand and stick into the sand, grass, or by the […]

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Donating or Volunteering at your Local Animal Shelter// An Infinite Smile Project Idea

Animal shelters all over the country tend to stay at full capacity. Most are running on a limited budget, and rely heavily on donations. With one visit to a shelter you can’t help but want to help. Some things shelters need are obvious, some are not. Helping may not be as hard as you think, and here are a few things you can donate to shelters: 1) Towels// We all wear out our towels. Some get fringe-y at the ends or dingy and discolored with holes in them. Guess what? The animals don’t care! Often, animals are brought in wet […]

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