Helpers II

Today I was telling my daughter about the sidewalk chalk activity I wrote about here. She told me that someone in their neighborhood left affirmations on the sidewalks, such as:

You’re smart.

You’re brave.

We can do this.

Anyone who walked the neighborhood would be able to have a little message to boost their spirits.

While my daughter was walking with her children this morning, they passed a neighbor just returning from Walmart. The neighbor greeted them and asked my daughter if the children could have an ice cream. Keeping proper physical distance and not touching, Maggie and Johnny were treated to ice cream “drumsticks” at 10:30 in the morning. The neighbor was missing her own grandchildren and just wanted to give.

People are good.

7 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Debbie Lynn
    Mar 27, 2020 @ 22:16:08

    Ahh, this is so sweet! Especially since my grandkids live far away from me.

    Reply

  2. Emily Culbertson
    Mar 27, 2020 @ 22:17:55

    How sweet! This is a great reminder that even in our bubbles, we can be neighborly. Thanks so much for sharing!

    Reply

  3. Darin Johnston
    Mar 27, 2020 @ 23:32:36

    >Anyone who walked the neighborhood would be able to have a little message to boost their spirits.<

    The power to kids with sidewalk chalk. The positive energy is what we all need right now. Thank you for sharing it with us! 🙂

    Reply

  4. mschiubookawrites
    Mar 27, 2020 @ 23:44:16

    I love all of this! Ways communities can come together to offer support and smiles. Thank you for these sweet slices.

    Reply

  5. Lainie Levin
    Mar 28, 2020 @ 20:05:03

    Yes! I’ve been thinking about doing this as well. Just have to wait for this dang RAIN to stop falling…

    Reply

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