To the English Teacher in the Checkout Line: Thank You! – Make a Difference Mondays Link Up

This post contains affiliate links. I may earn a small commission from purchases made via these links.  See full disclaimer here. Thank you! Have you ever had someone say something to you that turned your day around, for the good? Whether it was a complete stranger, friend, or family member, did they take the time to comment and it just made you feel absolutely awesome? Well, a couple of months ago, something like that happened to me! In order for me to get a little one-on-one time with the kids, my mom watches 2 of them, while I bring the … Continue reading

5 Acts of Kindness Boards to Follow on Pinterest

I’m super excited to announce that I will be co-hosting the Make a Difference Mondays weekly link-up! Each week it is full of inspiring posts that I enjoy reading. This has actually been the one link-up that I’ve followed since it started. So I am incredibly honored that I am now able to co-host it! For the non-bloggers out there, you might be wondering what a “link-up” even is… Well, it’s a place where bloggers from all over can come share their best posts that go along with the link-up’s theme. That means it is a “one-stop-shop” for readers because … Continue reading

This New Year Join the #DeedADay Movement with 100 Good Deeds

I was gifted a 100 Good Deeds bracelet to review and share with my readers. However, all thoughts and opinions expressed herein are my own. For many, beginning the new year means starting work on new goals and/or resolutions. At least, that’s how it is for me! In a previous post, I mentioned the fact that I am working on making SMART goals this year instead of a typical resolution. I’ve actually been putting a lot of thought in to what I hope to accomplish in 2015, and how I plan to do it. These goals definitely won’t be a … Continue reading

Surprise Letter from Santa & Official Nice List Certificate

This post contains affiliate links from which I make a small commission from purchases made. The other day, each of my kids received a wonderful surprise in the mail. A letter from Santa and a certificate explaining that they made the Official Nice List!!! Seriously, it didn’t come from me! I don’t know who it’s from, although I do have a suspect in mind… And that is what makes this so much fun and such a special treat! If  you want to make another child and parent’s day, surprise them by sending one of these out. And don’t ever admit … Continue reading

5 Ways to Help a Retail Employee this Holiday Season & Beyond!

Disclosure: For your convenience, this post with Ways to Help a Retail Employee this Holiday Season contains affiliate links that support Me Plus 3 Today at no additional cost to you. Thanks! The holiday shopping season is in full force! Are you ready to handle the parking lots, the crowds and lines, and the sales? If you think shopping during this time feels hectic, imagine what it must be like working through it all! What customers encounter is only a snippet compared to what the employees must endure. So I felt this was the perfect time to focus my “How … Continue reading

Act of Kindness Idea: Christmas Gift Wish List with MyRegistry.com

Thank you MyRegistry.com for sponsoring this post! All opinions given are entirely my own.  Every day, I walk through our living room and look at all the toys the kids have. They have more toys than they know what to do with! But they aren’t really old enough to want any more toys either. They just don’t realize how much is actually out there yet. It’s me who wants for them. Around Christmas, it’s me making their gift wish list. It’s me asking for more stuff for them.  But this year, I’m going to do something different. I am going to … Continue reading

5 Ways to Teach Kids that They Can Make a Difference

Disclosure: Special thanks to I See Me! for sponsoring this post with 5 Ways to Teach Kids that They can Make a Difference. For your convenience, affiliate links are included.  If you regularly read my blog, you will probably know that I am passionate about making a difference in the world. I love to do acts of kindness and help others. I understand that it is partially due to my personality, but I also believe that it is a value that can be taught. So, I plan to pass my passion for helping others on to my kids. I want to teach … Continue reading

How to Help Series #2: 7 Ways to Help a Nurse

Have you been to a doctor’s office or hospital lately? Then chances are you’ve come in contact with a nurse. Have you ever thought about what that nurse does all day? Have you ever wondered what simple things you could do to help him/her? Yes? No? Maybe? Well, I have thought about it. But it didn’t happen until I was in the hospital after giving birth to my twin girls. It felt like the nurses did EVERYTHING! I was shocked, and I actually felt a little guilty about what they were doing for me. Every time a nurse came in … Continue reading

7 Ideas to Help Your Child’s Teacher

7 Ideas to Help Your Child's Teacher - Real answers from real teachers that will REALLY make a difference! - How to Help Series - www.MePlus3Today.com

I’ve been thinking a lot about teachers lately. They put in a lot of work and resources to help children learn and succeed. Often, their efforts aren’t always recognized. So let’s change that! Why not help your child’s teacher provide a wonderful learning experience to your children? I have several friends who are teachers. They love what they do, and they are amazing at it too! Plus, I can remember the impression my teachers made on me when I was in school. The majority of them were really great, and I think they made a big impact in who I am today. From my … Continue reading

31 Acts of Kindness – Part 5 – 60 Supporting Acts!

If you’ve been following along in this series, you are aware that I am doing 31 Acts of Kindness in memory of my husband, Chaz, for his 31st birthday.  I did this in order to get through the emotionally difficult weeks around his birthday.  And it really did ease some of the pain! I described all 31 acts in Parts 1 through 4 of this series, which you can read by clicking the links below: Part 1 – The First 5 Part 2 – The Next 12 Part 3 – 5 More! Part 4 – The Final 9 You’re probably … Continue reading